Sioux Falls man dies after being beaten by 2 teen girls

SIOUX FALLS (KSFY) - The man who authorities say was beaten by two teen girls at a Sioux Falls residence has died from his injuries.

Police say the 55-year-old victim passed away at a Sioux Falls hospital Monday night.

According to Public Information Officer Sam Clemens, he was hospitalized Friday after two girls, ages 16 and 17, hit the man in the head several times over an extended period at a house party.

Clemens said the girls are charged with aggravated assault. No new charges have been filed at this point, but the investigation is ongoing.

Investigators say the victim and the two girls know each other.

Police have not released the names of either the victim or the suspects in the case.