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Warehouse employee dies after being beaten by burglars

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A man died one day after being assaulted by burglars he surprised breaking into his place of work.

Philip Schulz, 63, of Jeffersonville was pronounced dead Saturday just before 9 p.m. at University Hospital, where he was receiving treatment. According to the coroner's office, Schulz died of head and neck injuries from the assault.

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Police believe Schulz was going into work at a Packaging Unlimited facility on West Kentucky Street early Friday morning when he came across the burglars, who then decided to attack him.

Funeral arrangements are pending.

Police are searching for persons of interest in this crime. Anyone with information is asked to call the Louisville Metro Police Department Crime anonymous tip line at 502-574-LMPD (5673).

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