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Brooklyn woman, 86, dies after she’s knocked
to the ground by stranger for violating
coronavirus social distancing: police sources

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Posted By: NorthernDog, 3/29/2020 11:59:59 PM

The NYPD is investigating what might be the city’s first coronavirus-related homicide — after a woman hit an elderly Brooklyn hospital patient in the head for violating social distancing, sources said Sunday. Victim Janie Marshall, 86, died less than four hours after the tense confrontation with 32-year-old Cassandra Lundy in Bedford-Stuyvesant’s Woodhull Hospital, cops said. (Snip) Lundy, who was at the hospital for seizures, lashed out, complaining Marshall wasn’t following coronavirus social distancing guidelines, and allegedly slugged her in the head, knocking her to the ground, according to police sources. Some of the confrontation was caught on video, though no


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The assailant was let go despite having a long criminal record, including assault and strangulation.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: thewarden 3/30/2020 12:02:29 AM (No. 362493)
You should see my local Nextdoor page and Facebook neighborhood page...the people are off the rails, posting photos of people ‘not practicing social distancing’, reporting them to PD like good little Nazis. Unreal.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: stablemoney 3/30/2020 12:09:29 AM (No. 362496)
Who is tabulating the deaths caused by the shutdown?
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Vesicant 3/30/2020 12:28:03 AM (No. 362506)
Why didn't Lundy just move away? Let me guess -- the 86 year old disrespected her.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Janylou 3/30/2020 12:31:19 AM (No. 362511)
Will this also count as a CV19 death?
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Reply 5 - Posted by: John Gee 3/30/2020 1:26:13 AM (No. 362526)
The article says the hospital waited five hours after the victim died before calling the police. I can think of only one thing that would cause this. Fear. Fear of being made into racist villains, for persecuting a black woman, who didn't really do anything wrong.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: hughglass 3/30/2020 1:29:14 AM (No. 362527)
No need for a mug shot. 17 priors !!! Big city DA's have only one goal. No Blacks ever go to jail. Fox in Chicago is the worst
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Reply 7 - Posted by: DVC 3/30/2020 2:16:52 AM (No. 362542)
Cassandra Lundy is one angry, vicious, violent person. Of course, in NY, given a summons. Will never be heard of again, probably. About a week ago in Home Depot, in line to pay in the self-check place. I got maybe 5 ft from the guy ahead as he finished up and he snarled "STAY BACK! Social distancing!" in a really frightened/angry tone. I was stunned, managed a wry grin and a "Really?", then recovered a bit, and said, "Drop dead". People are getting nutty. And the already nutty, are getting even nuttier.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: anniebc 3/30/2020 2:56:08 AM (No. 362545)
The social distance warriors should just self-stay home. What's up with people? And New Yorkers are the worst. And, their governor thinks we want him to institute New Yorkism all over the country? No freakin' thanks!
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Trigger2 3/30/2020 3:36:34 AM (No. 362556)
Cuomo caused the pandemic in NYC with his welcoming of Chinese and European flights not to mention demanding illegals and jihadis settle in the city to pump up the population so he doesn't lose another congressional seat while at the same time getting more entitlement demonrat voters. Now he can't control the NYC entitlement crowd. Cassy should have gone after him.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: WesternTradition 3/30/2020 4:57:54 AM (No. 362581)
Just looking at the headline I knew it was black on white crime.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: DCGIRL 3/30/2020 6:47:07 AM (No. 362629)
This is just the beginning. It will get out of control. The president needs to start reversing the course and slowly start to bring back life as it was in the U.S. When people start seeing things coming back to life, our economy will heal and tensions will decrease. Right now with Dr. Doom (Fauci) and the President extending the period of quarantine only throws fuel on the fire.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Jesuslover54 3/30/2020 8:04:28 AM (No. 362671)
This "person" committed murder. Why the hell isn't she in the slammer?
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