Former Singer Beaten to Death on New Year’s Day

A former soul singer was beaten and strangled by a young homeless man on January 1st, 2018. The singer had taken to the streets in recent years and was trying to find shelter where she could when a 22-year-old Rosendo Xo Pec attempted to rape the 76-year-old woman. As she attempted to flee and alert others the assailant became increasingly violent as he struck the woman in the head and began choking her. She would die before help arrived. Thankfully Rosendo was taken into custody and faces multiple charges