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Health Care Facility Patient Dies from Head Injury

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The death of a patient at the North Coast Behavioral Health Care Facility has been ruled a homicide by Summit County Medical Examiner.

According to reports, the patient was attacked and beaten on March 2nd by another patient at the facility. He was transported to nearby Sagamore Hills Medical Center, where he died shortly after.

The medical examiner determined the cause of death to be a result of traumatic brain and head injury.

The attack was unprovoked, according to an Ohio State Highway Patrol spokesman. The attacker used no weapons, just his fists. The investigation is not yet complete and will be sent to the prosecutor’s office when final.