Man Found Beaten to Death on New Jersey Street

Detectives believe the victim was punched several times during an argument

Police are investigating the death of a 47-year-old New Jersey man who was found beaten to death in the street earlier this month.

Authorities responding to a 911 call found the body of Donnell Smith, of Irvington, on Springfield Avenue late at night Friday, July 5. 

Detectives believe Smith was punched several times during an argument. He was pronounced dead at the hospital on July 7. 

Anyone with information about his death is asked to call the Essex County Prosecutor's Office at (877) 847-7432.

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