An elderly nursing home patient was found dead Friday night in the Bronx.
Police say they responded to an assault at the Bainbridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Norwood around 10 p.m. Friday.
Inside, they discovered a 72-year-old man lying in his bed unconscious with a wire hanger wrapped around his neck.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The medical examiner will determine the exact cause of death.