91-y-o J'can killed, 100-y-o wife injured in US robbery

Thursday, October 19, 2017

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — A 91-year-old Jamaican man died from injuries he sustained after robbers invaded his home in Brooklyn, New York.

His 100-year-old wife, also a Jamaican, was injured during the attack last week Wednesday.

According to media reports Waldiman and Ethlin Thompson were in their house in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighbourhood about 3:15 pm when four men broke in.

The alleged robbers tied up the couple and ransacked the house.

The elderly woman was able to free herself and alert the police; however her husband was found bound and unresponsive inside their home.

He was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Reports are that the couple had emigrated from Jamaica to the United States.

A man has been arrested in connection with the incident.

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