Fitchburg man dies after being assaulted, collapsing on neighbor's porch


FITCHBURG, Mass. ( -- A Fitchburg man died Friday after he was found bleeding on the porch of a Marshall Street home.

Fitchburg police say 26-year-old Luis Rodriguez was transported to Leominster Hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

Investigators believe Rodriguez was assaulted in his third floor apartment at 82 Marshall Street. The 26-year-old fled the apartment and ended up on the back porch of 68 Marshall Street.

No arrests have been made. An autopsy has been scheduled to determine Rodriguez's official cause of death.