UPDATED: Friday, April 13, 2012 - 8:54am
The McLennan County Justice of the Peace says Gerald Lawson died from blunt force head injuries, and his case is now being ruled a homicide.
WACO -- An 83-year-old hospital patient is dead after getting into a fight with another patient.
Gerald Lawson was involved in a fight at the Veteran Affairs Hospital with another patient on Monday.
Lawson fell during the dispute and was taken to a Waco hospital where he died the next day.
The body has been sent to Dallas for an autopsy and the case is being investigated as a questionable death.