Chinese immigrant, 61, dies 8 months after random attack in New York City while collecting cans

10/1/2022 6:36:00 AM

He had only moved to the U.S. from China in October 2018.

Chinese immigrant, 61, dies 8 months after random attack in New York City while collecting cans

He had only moved to the U.S. from China in October 2018.

Ma was attacked in April 2021 while collecting cans in East Harlem.His case is now deemed a homicide, New York City police said on Jan. 8.The attack drew national attention and outrage as it was believed to be another racially motivated attack.Powell attacked Ma from behind, knocking him to the ground and repeatedly kicking his head.

Ma never regained consciousness after the attack, and his condition continued to deteriorate over time.A funeral is being planned.Powell claimed he did so because the man had robbed him the day before.Ma and his wife immigrated to the U.S. from China only in October 2018.

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