By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are investigating the death of a 91-year-old man in the Bronx.

The man’s body was found Tuesday afternoon inside a garage at his home on Wickham Avenue in the Pelham Gardens section of the borough.

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The NYPD said his hands were tied and it looked like he had been beaten — and possibly suffocated.

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He was later identified as 91-year-old Nicholas Rappas.

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Sources told CBS2 police are searching for a man seen wearing a construction vest in the area shortly before the body was found.

CBSNewYork Team