Last updated: August 25. 2014 1:33PM - 2923 Views
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A LaGrange man was died of injuries sustained during an assault Sunday afternoon in the area of Dawn Drive near Chip’s Way in LaGrange.

Dejerius Hardnett, 20, of Callaway Avenue, was pronounced dead at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta after being life flighted there by helicopter, according to police reports.

Police have ruled his death a homicide.

Officers initially responded to a residence on Bailey’s Way shortly before 3 p.m. yesterday in response to the assault. Hardnett was transported by ambulance to a helicopter landing zone for a flight to Atlanta.

Police are not releasing further information at this time, citing the on-going investigation.

Check the Daily News online at lagrangenews.com for breaking news as this story develops.

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