Man found dying, cousin arrested

May 26, 2009 7:16:44 PM PDT
Authorities in Allentown are investigating the death of 44-year-old man. Hector Fuentes, of South 7th Street in Allentown, was discovered lying in a pool of blood around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday along his block.

He suffered severe injuries.

He was transported to Lehigh Valley Hospital Cedar Crest Division where he was pronounced dead at 2:02 a.m.

An autopsy will take place Wednesday to determine the cause of death.

According to family members, Fuentes was beaten to death by a cousin.

Police have arrested that cousin, 34-year-old Luis Anaya of North Lumber Street,. He has been charged with aggravated assault and related charges.

The possibility of more charges is pending on the results of the autopsy.

Hector has 3 daughters, a 13-year-old, and 15-year-old living in Connecticut, and a 22-year-old living in New York.

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