Skip to comments.90-year-old assault victim Bob Strait released from hospital
Posted on 03/23/2012 8:13:01 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd
The surviving victim from last weeks brutal home invasion and beating is out of the hospital.
90-year-old Bob Strait is home with family members.
He suffered serious injuries during the incident, but his wife Nancy died.
Family members say Bob Strait is recovering physically, but emotionally his wounds are deep and he says he never wants to go back to the home he and his wife shared for more than 40 years.
"When I was holding his hand you could tell he was shaking on the inside, he was scared and when we asked him yesterday if he was ready to go home, he thought he was going home," said Strait's daughter, Lanora.
The couple was ambushed and robbed last week in their north Tulsa home.
Police have one suspect in custody, 21 year old Tyrone Woodfork, he's facing 1st degree murder charges among others.
The result of the attack left Bob Strait with a broken jaw, internal bleeding and bb gun wounds. His wife Nancy didn't survive her injuries.
"After he found out she was gone, we brought her in to him, and turned her to where he couldn't see her bad side and he held her hand for quite awhile and all he could say was I loved that old woman, I loved that old woman for so long," said Lanora.
The couple had been married for more than 65 years and Lanora doesn't know if her dad will be able to survive much longer without his soul mate.
"Now that she's gone, I don't know, I don't expect much, I hope for it but I don't expect it," said Lanora.
At this point police are still investigating, they say there could be more suspects still on the loose.
Family members are hopeful they will be caught, so something like this doesn't happen to anyone else.
"No not like this, no one should take your parents away or anybody away from you and one thing I've learned you want to let the people that you love, know that you love them, because you don't know if you are going to see them again tomorrow," said Lanora.
The memorial service for Nancy strait will be Friday at 12:30 at Floral Haven. There will be a viewing Thursday at noon.
Anyone with information about other possible suspects in this case can call Crime Stoppers at (918) 596-COPS.
Unfortunately, Mr. Strait had to go back in the hospital this morning suffering from complications.
This just plain sucks.
Icepick in the kidneys.
Icepick in the kidneys. Repeat as needed.
"After he found out she was gone, we brought her in to him, and turned her to where he couldn't see her bad side and he held her hand for quite awhile and all he could say was I loved that old woman, I loved that old woman for so long,"
Bob Strait was born in 1922. I can see Mr. Strait growing up in depression, dust bowl era Oklahoma. Real poor by any of today’s standards, but living a happy life, I like to think, all the same.
I imagine him as a 21 year old in the 101st Airborne, sitting on a steel bench in a plane waiting to jump. The darkness, the anti-aircraft explosions, waiting to jump into something terrifying.
He’s fortunate and he survives. He marries Nancy, they raise six children. The couple work, they contribute to their church and neighborhood. They live a modest and I’m suspecting, a happy life.
These two people represent the absolute core of what made this country. They are the diametric opposite of both the killer and a large swath of the people now in apparent control of this country.
Bob is alive, but both lives effectively ended when this unfathomable evil savagery wanted their 12 year old car and a television.
I’m a northerner, but I’m certain this would never have happened during the Jim Crow south. This country seems headed to a very bad end.
we make wrong, feel right and right, feel wrong.....or so we're told...
we must accept homosexual sex as just another life choice...
we must provide abortions to any and all...
we must give up our earned SS benefits and have our earned Medicare benefits skimmed back because for some cockamamie reason, its more important to treat ILLEGAL citizens who have no skin in the game, better than the real citizens...
we must accept that Jesus can be no part of Christmas celebrations...
we allow these animals to run around and we make excuses for them...
my excuse for them is that THEY ARE ANIMALS and should be treated as such....
on front page news.....
Why wasn't this called a hate crime?
I'm sorry for your loss
Well, I put it in Front Page News here at FR. But I knew the mods would move it to chat. And they did.
See post 35.
It seems that FR - like the lame stream media - is more interested in non-stop coverage of Trayvon Martin.
It was reported that the couple were just getting over the flu and were very weak.
They were also unable to care for themselves any longer and were due to be sent to a nursing home the next day.
Can you just imagine how that sweet 85 year old lady must have suffered being beaten and raped?
She was probably gang raped repeatedly...but we’ll never hear that in the news.
Can you just imagine how the 90 year old husband must have suffered seeing his dear wife raped before his eyes?
I hope they catch all of the feral gang of animals who did this, imprison them and their fellow inmates torture and kill them.
I bombarded the MSM with this story and demanded to know why it wasn’t covered.
I urge you to do the same.
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