Fight on Essex Street
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e weekend. Apparently, there were some fisticuffs of sorts on Essex Street, just below East Houston, and one man reportedly died from his wounds. Yesterday afternoon, the victim’s family gathered to lay candles and flowers at the scene.
there were flowers and candles on the sidewalk sunday. just below the parking lot (by essex ale house). his family was there crying, i felt it wasn’t appropriate [to take pictures].
UPDATE: According to The Villager, the fight occurred March 20.
Police last week said that a man who was beaten on Essex St. early Saturday morning March 20, leaving him in a coma, subsequently died from a brain hemorrhage. Police identified the victim as Sandy Thelamy, age 30, of 588 E. 86th St., in Canarsie, Brooklyn.