Minneapolis man dies after being attacked on bike
A Minneapolis father of four died Thursday after being attacked while riding his bike.
Mark Loesch, 41, was goint to take a "quick spin" on Wednesday night and may have been heading to a friends house, Loeschs' wife said. Loesch was found on a lawn on the 3700 block of Elliot Avenue South around 7 a.m. By the time paramedics arrived, he had died.
Loesch's friend, Gene Chadwick, believes that Loesch may have been on the way over to his house when he was attacked. Police said he suffered "severe trama" and his bike was found nearby. He had no valuables on him at the time.
Loesch and Chadwick were set to ride Sunday's Minneapolis Bike Tour.