NEW YORK - The NYPD is on the hunt for the person who beat an elderly man to death inside of his Coney Island apartment.
Police went to 74-year-old Joseph Breina's Surf Ave. apartment about 10 p.m. on Saturday night after receiving a 911 call of an assault.
Officers found Breina unconscious and unresponsive, with trauma to his head. EMS took him to NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn, where he died early Sunday.
The Medical Examiner will determine the exact cause of death and police say the investigation remains ongoing.