Man beaten to death inside his Toledo home

Toledo police worked quickly to arrest a man in connection with a murder that happened on Saturday night. 28-year-old Brandon Hoffman has been charged with aggravated murder. Around 11:30 p.m. Saturday night police responded to 842 Lorain on the call of an ill person. Police found 47-year-old Scott Holzhauer deceased. Detectives first thought it was a suicide but then determined that Holzhauer had been beaten to death.

Tips from neighbors led police to Brandon Hoffman. After questioning Hoffman police arrested him. Police are working on the theory that Holzhauer was beaten to death in an apparent robbery attempt. Hoffman is in the Lucas County jail and will be arraigned Monday morning.