65-year-old assault victim dies from injuries after being found in Cheektowaga

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CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WIVB) — Cheektowaga police say the victim of an assault has died due to his injuries.

On May 15, around 7:45 p.m., Cheektowaga police received a call and proceeded to check out a car at Harlem Rd. and Creekside Dr.

65-year-old Lancaster resident Richard Valenti was found in the back of his vehicle. He appeared to be the victim of an assault.

Valenti was then taken to ECMC, where he succumbed to his injuries later in the evening.

Anyone with information on this is asked to call Cheektowaga police at (716) 686-3505 or use the TIP 411 app.

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