On Sunday, Biloxi police responded to an aggravated assault that occurred on Moni Vista Drive.
Biloxi police say an altercation took place where the victim, 51-year-old Michael Lepoma, was allegedly beat with a tire iron and passed away this afternoon from his injuries.
The suspect, Matthew Reid, has been located today. The aggravated assault charges will be upgraded.
News 25 will continue to update you as more information becomes available.