Police investigating the death of an elderly man


by Becky Mortensen

RACINE---Racine Police are investigating the death of an elderly man. Police have indicated they have reason to believe the circumstances of the death are unusual and have identified the death as crime related.

The victim is 84-year-old Donald Thompson, a Racine resident.

On Thursday around 3:20 p.m. a relative found the 84-year-old man unconscious inside his home in the 4300 block of Victory Ave.

The relative called Racine Police who arrived to find the victim deceased.

Police say they are investigating Thompson's death, but won't share any information about why the death is warranting an investigation.

Racine Police investigators are seeking any additional information that people may have about the crime. They ask anyone with information to call the Racine Police Department at 262-635-7700.


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