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Brian Hugh Kelly, 47

Brian Kelly, a 47-year-old white man, was beaten to death Wednesday, Aug. 18, in the 800 block of Fairview Avenue in Arcadia, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Kelly's body found by Arcadia police officers about 5:20 p.m. at an apartment, authorities said. He had suffered blunt -force trauma to the head, according to coroner's records.

Photo: Michael Thomas Kelly. Credit: Arcadia Police Department Evidence collected during the course of the investigation connected Kelly’s younger brother, Michael Thomas Kelly, to the killing, said Arcadia Police Chief Robert P. Sanderson.

Three days after the incident, Arcadia police arrested Michael Thomas Kelly, a 44-year-old white man. He is being held at the Twin Towers jail in downtown Los Angeles in lieu of $1-million bail.

-- Richard Winton and Sarah Ardalani

Photo: Michael Thomas Kelly. Credit: Arcadia Police Department

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