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Family wants answers in beating death of Toledo man

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It's been more than 3 years since a Toledo man was found beaten to death inside of a vacant home. Now family members want answers and their father's killer off the streets.

January 11, 2011, Allam Ibrahim known as "Al" was found dead inside of a west Toledo home.

Nearly two months later, the Lucas County Coroner ruled his death a homicide. Police say someone violently beat Ibrahim and left him for dead.

"There's no motive, no weapon, no witness... just a body in a vacant home," says Ramzi Ibrahim, the victim's son.

Ibrahim was found inside of this home on Jermaine. Family members say he was renting the duplex months before- but the property was vacant when Ibrahim was found and the back door was kicked in.

Years later, there is still no arrest and police say leads have ran out.


"I'm baffled. It's sickening to think that a human could do this to another human and sleep with themselves at night," says Ibrahim's son.

He describes his father as someone he looked up to. Al was a skilled mechanic and at one point, flew airplanes. Now his son is hoping that someone hears about his father's case and comes forward.

"Someone has to know something, anything the slightest possibility. I have nothing right now."


Without answers, Ibrahim's family is left wondering when or if they'll ever have justice.

"I could walk past the guy that killed my dad, I could hold the door open at the gas station, I mean, who's to say...and that's what gets me," says Ibrahim.


The family is offering a cash reward with information leading to an arrest. If you have any information on this case, call Crimestopper at 419-255-1111.

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