CLEVELAND – A Cleveland family is mourning after police said that Dontez L. Curlee died as a result of an assault on his 34th birthday.

Curlee was found beaten, bleeding from his head and mouth, at about 4:30 p.m. Jan 21 at the bus stop at Lee Road and Miles Avenue. Family said Curlee had just left his job at Family Dollar where he picked up an extra shift that day.

He was taken to University Hospital, where he died as a result of his injuries the next day.