The death of a man found inside a Southwest Side home with trauma died of multiple stab wounds  Tuesday morning and his death was ruled a homicide today, authorities said.

An autopsy Wednesday determined Ismael Rangel, died of multiple stab and incise wounds and his death was ruled a homicide, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.

The 38-year-old man was found inside a home with multiple stab wounds to the upper body, said Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Daniel O'Brien.

He was found about 10:20 a.m. Tuesday at a residence on the 6000 block of South Kolmar Avenue, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner's office.

He was pronounced dead at 12:20 p.m. at the scene, according to the medical examiner's office.

The police have opened a homicide investigation into the man's death, said O'Brien.

Officials earlier said the man had head trauma.

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