Crime: October assault victim dies
Online Staff Report
A Rockford man who was assaulted on the city’s west side last fall has died.
Bobby Boyd died Wednesday at a local nursing home, six months after receiving severe head injuries Oct. 16 in the 700 block of S. Pierpont Ave.
While police have not named a suspect, officials believe Boyd’s death was the result of the assault.
An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday and the case is expected to be reclassified as a homicide, officials said.
If anyone has information about the assault of Bobby Boyd may contact the Rockford Police Department at (815) 987-5800.
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