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Man, 19, dies following assault at Oshawa rooming house

Durham police are investigating after a man was assaulted at an Oshawa home on Jan. 25, 2016. CITYNEWS.

A 19-year-old man has died one week after he was assaulted at an Oshawa rooming house.

Tehganni Lewis died in hospital on Saturday, Durham police say.

His death marks the region’s first homicide of the year.

Emergency crews were called to the home on Cedar Street, near Bloor Street east and Simcoe Street south, around 3:20 a.m. on Jan. 23.

Police have not released a cause of death and no arrests have been made.