Police: Mott Haven man dies from injuries following beating

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A man beaten on Park Avenue near East 140th Street in March has died, according to police.

Police have identified the man as 52-year-old James Smith, from Mott Haven.

As News 12 previously reported, police say a suspect punched Smith in the face knocking him to the pavement, and continued to beat him until he lost consciousness.

RELATED: Police: Pair beats man unconscious, fractures his skull on Park Ave. and E. 140th Street      

Police say a woman stood by as a lookout.

Smith was rushed to NYC Health and Hospitals/Lincoln with a fractured skull.

Police are still searching for the two people involved.

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