Police are investigating the beating death of a 75-year-old Bronx man who was found with an obscene message scrawled on his stomach, law enforcement sources tell NBC 4 New York.
Law enforcement sources say Joe Fischer's body was found by a neighbor who smelled a foul odor and went to check on him.
She has keys to his apartment and hadn't seen him in several days so was concerned about his welfare, law enforcement sources said.
When the neighbor went into Fischer's apartment, she found him lying dead on the kitchen floor. On his stomach, someone had scrawled the message "Who’s b---- now" in red lipstick, according to multiple reports.
Fischer had a roommate, but law enforcement sources say she's not considered a suspect in his death.
The investigation is ongoing.
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