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Cops: Patient Fatally Attacked At Interfaith Hospital In Brooklyn

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police are investigating the death of a patient in the psychiatric ward of a Brooklyn hospital.

Police were called to the Interfaith Hospital shortly before 10 p.m. Tuesday.

Responding officers found the 47-year-old victim unconscious and unresponsive with blunt force trauma to the upper torso and head, police said.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Another patient, a 20-year-old man, has been identified by police as a person of interest and is being questioned, 1010 WINS reported. He was taken to Kings County Hospital for observation.