Words: Steve Brown
A man was violently beaten to death in front of his husband in New York on Christmas Day.
Juan Fresnada was leaving a McDonald’s in The Bronx with his husband Bryon Caceres on Christmas Day when they were approached by a group of men.
In CCTV footage, Fresnada, 60, can be seen being thrown to the ground where he was stamped on repeatedly after the group of men tried to attack his husband.
Fresnada proceeds to grab a trash can in a bid to use it to defend himself. The attackers stole just $1 from him.
Caceres fled the scene to find help and when he returned, his husband was bleeding from his head after suffering a fractured skull.
Frasnada ended up in a critical condition with a bleed on his brain. He sadly passed away on December 27.
Speaking to New York Daily News, Caceres said: “He was breathing heavily and bleeding from his head.
“I tried to give him CPR but then a guy said I should stop because of how heavily he was breathing.”
The attack is being treated as a robbery and police have released CCTV footage of the alleged attackers.