Gastonia man found dead in his Eastover Drive home

A 63-year-old man from Gastonia has died after an incident at his home on Sunday.

Charles Edward Littlejohn was unresponsive when Gaston County police found him at his residence, at 115 Eastover Drive, near U.S. 29 and Thomas Street.

Officers came to that location after receiving a call at 6:11 p.m., according to a report released Monday. Littlejohn was assaulted, the report said.

Details about who made the call that sent police to Littlejohn’s residence were not included. An investigation is continuing.

Karen Sullivan: 704-358-5532, @Sullivan_kms