Today’s news:

Homeless man dies trying to prevent mugging: Cops

JAMAICA — A homeless man was fatally stabbed Sunday in Jamaica while coming to the aid of a woman who was being robbed at knifepoint, police said.

Police said the woman was accosted at around 7:21 a.m. Sunday near 88th Road and 144th Street in Jamaica when the homeless man, whose identity was not released, tried to fend off the attackers.

The robbers then turned their attention to the homeless man and repeatedly stabbed him in the chest, police said.

The homeless man was only identified as a Hispanic man between 30 and 35 years old.

There were no arrests in the case as of Tuesday, police said.

Pin It
Print this story Permalink

Reader Feedback

Enter your comment below

By submitting this comment, you agree to the following terms:

You agree that you, and not TimesLedger.com or its affiliates, are fully responsible for the content that you post. You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening or sexually-oriented material or any material that may violate applicable law; doing so may lead to the removal of your post and to your being permanently banned from posting to the site. You grant to TimesLedger.com the royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual and fully sublicensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such content in whole or in part world-wide and to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.

CNG: Community Newspaper Group