Nursing home patient, 75, dies two months after he was brutally beaten by his 20-year-old roommate at the facility in horrific case highlighted by Donald Trump

An elderly Detroit nursing home patient who was badly beaten by his 20-year-old roommate at the facility in a horrific attack filmed on video has died, his family says.  
Norman Bledsoe, 75, was a resident at the Westwood Nursing Center when on May 15 he was attacked by his roommate, 20-year-old Jaden T. Hayden of Ypsilanti.
Hayden allegedly filmed the attack on his cellphone and posted it on social media. The egregious attack made national headlines and was condemned by President Donald Trump.
Bledsoe’s nephew Kevin confirmed his death Monday morning. He said it’s unclear if Bledsoe's death is related to the May attack.
In the attack Bledsoe suffered four broken fingers, broken ribs, and a broken jaw. 
Detroit nursing home patient Norman Bledsoe, 75, (above) died on Monday two months after he was attacked by his roommate 20-year-old Jaden T. Hayden of Ypsilanti on May 15
Detroit nursing home patient Norman Bledsoe, 75, (above) died on Monday two months after he was attacked by his roommate 20-year-old Jaden T. Hayden of Ypsilanti on May 15
In the attack Hayden (above) faces two counts of assault with intent to do great bodily harm, theft, and two counts of credit card theft in connection with the alleged beating
In the attack Hayden (above) faces two counts of assault with intent to do great bodily harm, theft, and two counts of credit card theft in connection with the alleged beating
Since the harrowing beatdown Bledsoe had been depressed and not eating properly, his nephew said.
'His eating habits went downhill after (the alleged assault), and he lost quite a bit of weight,' Kevin Bledsoe said to The Detroit News. 
In the attack Hayden faces two counts of assault with intent to do great bodily harm, theft, and two counts of credit card theft in connection with the alleged beating.
He’s awaiting a July 30 hearing to determine if he’s mentally competent to stand trial, assistant Wayne County prosecutor Maria Miller said on Monday.
Police also investigated other videos Hayden posted on his YouTube channel that appear to show him assaulting other people.
In one video Hayden claimed African Americans are the 'chosen people', female celebrities are really men and the novel coronavirus is God’s punishment for gays and lesbians. His last videos were uploaded in May.
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Hayden was charged with beating his 75-year-old roommate in an assault that authorities say the younger man recorded on his cellphone (right) and posted on social media
In the attack Hayden faces two counts of assault with intent to do great bodily harm, theft, and two counts of credit card theft in connection with the alleged beating.
Hayden was charged with beating his 75-year-old roommate in an assault that authorities say the younger man recorded on his cellphone and posted on social media. He’s awaiting a July 30 hearing to determine if he’s mentally competent to stand trial, assistant Wayne County prosecutor Maria Miller said on Monday
In the disturbing video Hayden filmed himself punching his victim Bledsoe then turned the camera to show the injuries he inflicted, including blood streaming down the victim's face
In the disturbing video Hayden filmed himself punching his victim Bledsoe then turned the camera to show the injuries he inflicted, including blood streaming down the victim's face 
In the second video uploaded to social media Hayden appeared to repeatedly punch another elderly victim
In the second video uploaded to social media Hayden appeared to repeatedly punch another elderly victim
Kevin Bledsoe said due to the coronavirus pandemic visitors were kept away from the nursing home until last week.
'We finally were able to see him last week. He wasn’t doing very good. I guess there just wasn’t anything else they could do for him,' he said.
The victim's family plans to go forward with a lawsuit against the nursing home and are being represented by attorney Geoffrey Fieger, according to WXYZ.
Following the May attack Midwest Legals Partner, the firm representing the nursing home, released a statement saying Westwood is cooperating with police and the company’s top priority is the safety of its residents.
'Can this be for real?' Trump asked on Thursday in his tweet reacting to the shocking videos.
'Can this be for real?' Trump asked on Thursday in his tweet reacting to the shocking videos.
The attack took place at the Westwood Rehabilitation Nursing Center in Detroit's northwest side
The attack took place at the Westwood Rehabilitation Nursing Center in Detroit's northwest side
On May 21 the disturbing attack reached the president who tweeted: 'Is this even possible to believe? Can this be for real? Where is the nursing home, how is the victim doing?'
When the attack caught national attention a man who identified himself as Hayden’s father said his son had several health issues at home, has autism, and was hearing voices.
'That hurts to see that. What he did is wrong and (I offer) my apologies to the victim’s family,' he said to Fox2Detroit at the time.
'I just don’t want people to think that he’s this vicious individual. He’s got mental issues,' his father said.
His father said in May that there’s was a pending case in Washtenaw County against Hayden, where he was accused of assaulting a staffer at another group home.
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