Arthur Neal Jr., an 86-year-old man from Detroit whose family said he disappeared a day after winning $20,000 in the lottery in December was found stabbed to death in a vacant house, authorities said on February 4.
Arthur Neal Jr., who went missing on December 20, was found dead on Sunday afternoon, said Officer Nicole Kirkwood, a Detroit police spokeswoman.
The man was reported missing on December 28, Nicole Kirkwood said.
Family members told local media that Arthur Neal Jr. won $20,000 in the lottery on December 19. Police have not confirmed the lottery win, Nicole Kirkwood said.
A Michigan Lottery representative could not be reached immediately for comment.
An autopsy determined that Arthur Neal Jr. died from multiple stab wounds, the Wayne County Medical Examiner’s Office said.
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