12th Rockford Murder of 2006

By: 23 News
By: 23 News

A 65-year-old injured Tuesday morning in Rockford from aggravated battery has died.

William Sumner was pronounced dead at a Rockford hospital Thursday afternoon. Police say they are now pursuing what was a battery investigation as a homicide investigation.

Investigators say Sumner suffered a head injury as a result of the battery. The incident happened in the 200 block of 7th Street just before 7:30 a.m. Tuesday. Sumner is Rockford's 12th murder victim of 2006.

Anyone with information on the crime is asked to call police or Rockford Area Crime Stoppers at 963-7867.

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