Nancy Kerrigan's Dad's Death Ruled Homicide

Feb. 9 2010, Published 5:00 a.m. ET

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The death of Nancy Kerrigan's father, Daniel, has been ruled a homicide.

The Medical Examiner determined that the cause of death was "cardiac dysrhythmia following a physical altercation with neck compression causing injury to the neck in the form of a cartilage fracture to the larynx area, in a person with hypertensive and atherosclerotic cardiovascular heart disease.

"The corresponding manner of death has been ruled a homicide."

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As previously reported Daniel died at his home on 24th January following a physical altercation with his son Mark.

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Mark was subsequently arrested and charged with one count of assault and battery with serious bodily injury. He is currently undergoing mental evaluation at a psychiatric facility.

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According to local authorities, "As a result of these conclusions of the Medical Examiner, the investigation into Daniel Kerrigan's death, and whether any charges in connection with his death are appropriate, remains ongoing."


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