THE BRONX - A 75-year-old Bronx man was found dead yesterday in his Morrisania apartment, and police say a lipstick message was left behind on his body.

According to investigators, a former roommate discovered Joseph Fisher?s body at 1265 Walton Ave. on Wednesday. Fisher had suffered severe head trauma.

The former roommate, Allen Usher, said Fisher's face was covered with a shirt and a taunting message was written on his stomach.

Police are urging anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.