Good Samaritan Hugo Tale Yax Dies When Helping Women Being Mugged
Bystanders pass by for two hour watching Homeless Man Hugo Tale Yax Bleed To Death (video)
Homeless hero, Hugo Tale-Yax, laying bleeding for two hours bleeding from a stab wound, as at least 20 New Yorkers passed by doing nothing. By the time police and emergency crews arrived on the seen Mr. Tale Yax was dead.
Surveillance video shows Hugo Tale-Yax, 31, collapsing after saving a woman from being mugged. The assailant and the victim apparently fled in different directions while Tale-Yax lay bleeding and as people strolled by.
One (man) even emerged from a nearby building to photograph Mr Tale-Yax, a 31-year-old Guatemalan immigrant, with his mobile phone.
Another man bent down to shake him, lifting him to reveal the pool of blood, but he still walked away.
When police and firemen finally arrived at 7.23am on Sunday in the Jamaica neighbourhood of Queens to find Mr Tale-Yax was dead, he had been lying there for an hour and 40 minutes.