Investigators rule homicide after woman finds husband dead inside home

- Police are investigating after a man was found dead in his home Tuesday morning in Gastonia.

Authorities were called around 11:49 a.m. to the 700 block of Vance Street about the suspicious death of 62-year-old Tony Cook.

Mr. Cook’s wife had returned home and found her husband unresponsive, police said.

After meeting with the medical examiner, investigators have ruled the suspicious death to be a homicide.

No further details were released.

The investigation is ongoing.

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