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86-Year-Old Woman Called a Hero Killed Defending Her 61-Year-Old Friend

World  (tags: hero, 86-year-old killed, walking stick, defended friend, rape, assault )

- 687 days ago -
A young man was identified Friday as the suspect in the sexual assault and beating death of an 86-year-old California woman remembered as a hero by investigators and neighbors after she used a walking stick to try to stop an attack on her friend.


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Barb Knight (1687)
Sunday April 30, 2017, 12:26 pm
God Bless her. Thank you for posting, Philippa.

TOM T (247)
Sunday April 30, 2017, 1:48 pm
VERY KEWL ! Thank You for Sharing .....

Sheryl G (359)
Sunday April 30, 2017, 3:04 pm
Not sure what is so awesome about an 86 year old woman being killed Tom. Do you not even read the headline let alone the article?

We this 18 year old should be more than ashamed of himself for attacking the elderly women, now he has taken one of their lives. I know in some States there is an extra hard sentence given to attacking the Elders over 65 and I hope this is one of those places.

She was a good and loyal friend, who gave her own life to save another. I'm sure her friend, who lived will miss her every single day.

Animae C (507)
Sunday April 30, 2017, 6:01 pm
Disgusting POS!!!
i hope he spends a long time in jail where he can reflect on what he did!!!

Dande that's his standard repetitive comment!

TY Philippa

Mike H (252)
Sunday April 30, 2017, 7:47 pm
Thanks for sharing

Dawnie W (250)
Sunday April 30, 2017, 11:38 pm
❤️❤️Noted... ❤️So sad and despicable.❤️Thank you...Philippa❤️❤️

😉💜ღ❤️Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ😺♥L💜ve, Hugs and Peace go with you all♥😺Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ💛ღ❤️😉

Janet B (0)
Monday May 1, 2017, 2:50 pm

Kay M (46)
Monday May 1, 2017, 3:11 pm
Good afternoon and thank you for this article- O.M.G. SO SAD AND HORRIFIC- bless you dear lady -you are a true friend and hero- this monster that took her life is worse than an animal- ANIMALS ACT BETTER THAN HIM- THEY HAVE MORE FEELINGS -AND EMPATHY - THEY SHOULD LOCK HIM UP- THROW AWAY THE KEY AND NEVER LET HIM SEE THE LIGHT OF DAY EVER AGAIN-I WILL LIGHT A CANDLE AND SAY A PRAYER FOR HER - I SEND MY DEEPEST SYMPATHY AND MOST SINCERE CONDOLENCES TO HER FAMILY AND FRIENDS- so very sad -she could have been my MOM OR GRAND MOTHER -- sincerely KAY M.

Joy McRonald (167)
Monday May 1, 2017, 5:05 pm
Bless you, noted..

Colleen L (3)
Monday May 1, 2017, 11:25 pm
I agree...bless her for standing up to the creep. Thanks Philippa

. (0)
Tuesday May 2, 2017, 3:43 am
Marvelous ✨❤

Gloria p (304)
Tuesday May 2, 2017, 5:55 am
Sorry but the link doesn't work.

Janet B (0)
Tuesday May 2, 2017, 1:56 pm

Beth M (138)
Tuesday May 2, 2017, 4:35 pm
Lock that POS up and throw away the key.

Janet B (0)
Wednesday May 3, 2017, 1:47 pm

John B (185)
Wednesday May 3, 2017, 6:23 pm
Thanks Philippa for the link to the article.

Janet B (0)
Thursday May 4, 2017, 2:09 pm

Christina Klein (0)
Friday May 5, 2017, 2:49 am

Winn A (179)
Friday May 5, 2017, 11:15 am
May she rest in peace.

Suzanne L (100)
Wednesday May 10, 2017, 10:41 pm
Usually I'm a left-leaner but when I read about such crimes I feel that the maximum consequence should be paid. What bravery that woman had. RIP dear lady.

Margie FOURIE (148)
Wednesday May 17, 2017, 7:19 am
Sad, RIP.

Margie FOURIE (148)
Saturday May 20, 2017, 5:38 am
Thanks again

Margie FOURIE (148)
Sunday May 21, 2017, 2:44 am
Thanks again
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