Name: Frank Novak.
Died: December 20, 2018.
Age at death: 92.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Hempfield, Pennsylvania, USA.
Disability: Early dementia.
After he argued with his son about a missing cell phone, Frank’s son beat him to death with the wooden armrest from a dining room chair; then he set the house on fire.
Frank was a World War II Navy veteran who worked at American Window Glass. He had three grandchildren.
Perpetrator: Douglas Novak (Son), pleaded guilty but mentally ill to third-degree murder, sentenced to 10-30 years in prison.