Man, 82, Dies After Assault at Virginia Assisted Living Facility

A man, 82, has died after he was assaulted inside an assisted living facility in Alexandria, Virginia, police said.

Hunter Alexander died Oct. 26 after he was attacked Oct. 25 inside the Sunrise of Alexandria facility on the 3200 block of Duke Street, the Alexandria Police Department said Friday.

Alexander was assaulted by a 72-year-old man, police said. No charges against that man have been filed. It was not immediately clear if the attacker also was a resident of the facility.

Sunrise Senior Living bills their facilities as providing "the best possible lifestyle for each resident," their website said. They offer 24-hour staffing, daily activities and group trips.

Alexander is the sixth person killed in Alexandria this year.

Anyone with information on the assault is asked to call police at 703-746-6751.

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