83-year-old assault victim dies after months in intensive care

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Family and friends of an 83-year-old Bronx man killed in an assault said their final goodbyes Friday.

Funeral services for Valentine Hernandez were held at Ortiz Funeral Home.

Police say Hernandez was punched by a man in May and spent months in intensive care. He eventually succumbed to his injuries.

Police tell News 12 that the man who assaulted Hernandez committed suicide following the attack.

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