Elderly Trelawny Man Robbed and Beaten Almost to Death at Home
Jamaica News, April 16, 2018 – Elderly Trelawny Man Robbed
Trelawny, Jamaica (McKoy’s New) – The Trelawny police say they are now in search of one man who they believe can assist them in their investigations, surrounding an incident where an elderly man was beaten almost to death by robbers at his home, in the parish on Friday, April 13.
The investigators say the victim who is an 85-year-old retired worker with the National Water Commission, is presently at hospital in critical condition.
Reports by the Falmouth police are that during the course of Thursday night into Friday morning, the robbers went to the home of the victim in Wilshire and used an axe to cut off the grill. The robbers then hacked off the door to the two-storey house and forced their way on the inside.
The police also stated that, the robbers acted in a malicious manner as they destroyed a number of house hold appliances and furniture in the elderly resident’s house. They then robbed him and bashed in a section of his head causing major damages to his eyes.
On Friday morning, a neighbor stumbled upon the victim who was lying in his house in a pool of blood and alerted the police. Upon arrival, the wounded man was transported to the Falmouth Hospital where he was admitted in critical condition.