Four Homeless Men Beaten to Death on the Bowery Early this Morning
Four homeless men were found dead on the Bowery this morning, and another critically injured, after an assailant man apparently attacked them randomly with a metal pipe, police said.
According to various published reports, the 24-year-old attacker, who is himself homeless, is now in custody following this early morning murder spree. He’s reportedly undergoing psychiatric evaluation.
Cops said that several of the victims were clubbed to death while they slept. And that the attacks were random.
Authorities responded to calls about a dispute at Doyers Street and the Bowery around 2:10am and found two men with major head wounds. The first, a 60-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene and second, a 49-year-old man, was whisked to the hospital in critical condition.
Officers discovered additional victims in the vicinity over the next hour – two homeless men were found outside of 2 East Broadway, and another was found outside of 17 East Broadway.