Elderly Man Dies After Nursing Home Fist Fight

Friday, May 9, 2014  |  Updated 5:30 PM EDT
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Elderly Man Dies After Nursing Home Fist Fight

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A county coroner in eastern Pennsylvania says a 92-year-old man who pased away after a fight at a nursing home died of natural causes.

WFMZ-TV said the Schuylkill County coroner made the announcement Friday.
 
Investigators said Fred Govern was involved in a fight with another male resident at the Pinebrook Personal Care and Retirement Center near Orwigsburg on March 17.

He suffered minor head and facial injuries during the altercation and was transported to the Schuylkill Medical Center in Pottsville for treatment.
 
Police say Govern went into cardiac arrest and died before his release.

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