NORWOOD - Police are investigating after an elderly man was found dead with a wire hanger around his neck at a nursing home in Norwood.

Police got a 911 call reporting an assault at the Bainbridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center at around 8 p.m. last night. When they arrived, police say they found a 72-year-old Hispanic man unresponsive, laying in his bed with a wire hanger around his neck. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The medical examiner's office will determine the official cause of death.