Homicide Probe: Gastonia man found dead inside front door

GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — Police say the death of a Gastonia man who was found assaulted just inside his front door is being investigated as a homicide.

Police tell local media outlets that the body of 62-year-old Tony Cook was found by his wife who was returning to their home around noon on Tuesday.

Authorities have not said how Cook was killed or have discussed a possible motive.

Additional details were not immediately released.

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