According to Fox 5 News, a 71-year-old man is dead after being assaulted in a New York City nursing home.
The assault occurred at 1:23am on Wednesday at a nursing home in the Rockaways.
The victim was unresponsive when officials arrived at the scene. He suffered serious head trauma and was pronounced dead at the hospital.
According to police, a man was taken into custody at the scene.
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