Officials investigating death of 53-year-old man in Soundview

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Police are investigating the death of a 53-year-old man in Soundview.

Officials say Charles Deltoro was found unconscious and unresponsive in his apartment last Wednesday at around 7:30 a.m.

Officials tell News 12 that Deltoro was violently assaulted by four teenagers who were trying to steal his bike.

The city medical examinaer found that Deltoro had multiple broken ribs and a broken thumbs.

Police cannot yet confirm if the assault was the cause of Deltoro's death.

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