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Saudi Student Dies After Beating Outside Wis. Restaurant

Police said no arrests have been made and that the incident is being treated as a homicide

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    Hussain Saeed Alnahdi, 24, a Saudi student attending the University of Wisconsin-Stout, died following a beating attack.

    A Saudi student attending the University of Wisconsin-Stout has died following a brutal attack outside a restaurant in Wisconsin, NBC News reported. Hussain Saeed Alnahdi was attacked around 3 a.m. ET on Sunday, and left in the street near a pizzeria in downtown Menomonie, a college town.

    The Menomonie police department said in a statement that Alnahdi, 24, died Monday from injuries he sustained in the attack. Police said no arrests have been made and that the incident is being treated as a homicide. Witnesses told investigators the assailant was a white male, about six feet tall.

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    Detectives are still looking for the offender's motive. The Council on American-Islamic Relations has said that they are following the case.