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Banning Police seek answers in suspicious death of 98-year-old

We’re following a suspicious death investigation out of Banning.

Investigators are now calling the case a homicide.

They say 98-year-old Earnest Collins was found unconscious near North Allen Street on April 19.

Investigators believe Collins was attacked in his home and died from his injuries.

If you have any information regarding this incident, you are asked to call Banning Police at 951-922-3170.

Collins was a long-time resident of Banning and was known and loved by several people.

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