Monday, 14 January 2019 18:03

State police investigating Alton death

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ALTON - State police continue to investigate the death of a man in Alton over the weekend.

Officials were called to a residence on Bennoch Road just after 11 p.m. Saturday. The caller reported a physical altercation at the home.


Police found 51-year-old Joseph Webber, a transient, in need of medical attention. Emergency medical personnel began giving aid but Webber died before being transported to the hospital.


An autopsy on Webber was expected to be completed by Monday afternoon.


Three other adults at the home were interviewed when troopers arrived. No charges have been filed at this time.