South Side Man Slain In Street Attack

A south St. Louis man has died following a beating he received yesterday.

Police say 72-year-old Hoang Nguyen of the 37-hundred block of Chippewa was walking with a woman in the 38-hundred block of Spring around 10.45 yesterday morning when they were attacked and beaten by a group of four people. . .two men and two women.

Hoang Nguyen died of his injuries.

The 59-year-old woman he was with is hospitalized in critical condition.

The four people who attacked them fled.

Police say it’s unclear at this point whether the attackers were robbing the victims or whether there was another possible motive.

– Bob Hamilton, KMOX News


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