New York City police officers thought they were responding to a robbery attempt on Tuesday, but instead, they found the body of a 91-year-old who had been beaten and tied up in his own garage.
The NYPD identified Nicholas Rappa as the murder victim. Investigators are now searching for the person who used electrical cords to bound his hands and left him with injuries to his head and arms at his Bronx home on Wickham Avenue near Waring Avenue.
Officers said they received a 911 call about a robbery in progress at the location just after noon on Tuesday. When they arrived, Rappa was already unresponsive.
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