Skip to comments.New York Red Bulls coach Mike Jones stabbed to death
Posted on 10/08/2012 9:12:57 AM PDT by the scotsman
'A 25-year-old British man who was working as a football coach in the US has been stabbed to death in New York.
Mike Jones, originally of Tarleton, Lancashire, was attacked in Manhattan in the early hours of Sunday, the New York Police Department (NYPD) said.
Mr Jones, who coached the New York Red Bulls juniors, was declared dead on arrival at Bellevue Hospital, New York.'
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How totally awful!
Prayers for his family and friends..........
I am sure the Brits are happy he was at least killed the British way, and not killed by gunshot.
Out of order mate, out of order.
New York can be a dangerous town. My sympathy for his relations
I don’t know how safe,or unsafe,the streets of major British cities are but as one who’s quite familiar with several US cities (including NYC) there’s not a city in this country whose streets I’d be wandering at 4AM.And that goes *double* for NYC.That’s certainly not to say that the kid’s to blame for his own death...well,I guess kids,particularly European kids,might not appreciate just how dangerous our cities can be at night.
Jones was visiting a friend in the West Village when emergency responders found him laying in a pool of blood, with a severed left ear and stab wounds to his neck and torso. He was transported to Bellevue Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
Authorities said Jones was with his sister and a friend until midnight, when they parted ways. A surveillance video shows Jones and the suspected attacker walking together down 14th street near Union Square where they got into an argument and the suspect attacked.
So sorry for this man and his family. So senseless. 25 years old!
Yes, I agree. There are parts of New York that you want to stay out of at any time of day. But the “safe” parts become unsafe during the small hours of the morning, when muggers and thugs are likely to leave their neighborhoods and go wandering after prey. Maybe get themselves a bit of drug money, or an iPhone, or a wristwatch.
I would imagine he was warned, but sometimes people have a hard time believing it. Prayers for him and his family.
Really poor form.
What would possess you to make an statement such as that?
It is hard to believe that a Freeper can be as insensitive as your remark is.........
Back then they didn’t want me...
That’s not nice at all.
That’s horrible. :( Prayers for his family.
Dumb-ass thing to say.
My thoughts and prayers are with Michael Jones and his family.
Had he shot and killed his murderer (such as George Zimmerman), he’d be in jail this morning and being victimized by those in the system that would work diligently to destroy his life and send him to prison..... for saving his own life.
Lucky thing Bloomberg hates guns are he might have been shot instead.
Interesting ... he might have been attacked for personal reasons, rather than randomly.
Statistically, compared to other cities..like, say..Chicago...NYC’s murder rate is among the lowest...as is all violent crimes. Yes, there are parts of the city that aren’t safe for “outsiders” and if you’re out and about at 4AM...even in a good neighborhood...it’s dicey..but the security tape appears to show him walking away with his assailant...IOW..he KNEW the perp..and that’s a whole nother story..
So, you just re-hashed ‘Reagenez’ already deeply unfunny joke and made it even less so. Well done.
Thats why I posted this.
The irony of media campaigns in NY about soda, whilst furrners are getting murdered.
I must have missed that part of the story."Walking" with the perp doesn't necessarily mean he knew him although it certainly could.I've had strangers start walking beside me in midtown Manhattan,in daylight,asking me for money and not taking "no" for an answer.If they *were* acquainted that certainly would change things.
Unless your packin’ stay off the streets of NYC after dark.
Bloomberg’s NYC, fat content in food, ban smoking, ban big sodas, crackdown on street vendors, anti 2nd amendment (almost impossible to get a pistol permit unless your a millionaire or show biz celebrity).......while the streets are loaded with murdering bastard thugs.
Thank you, thank you. I’m here all week.
Correct. Chicago is much, much more dangerous. Detroit as well.
I wonder if his severed ear missing.
...well,I guess kids,particularly European kids,might not appreciate just how dangerous our cities can be at night.
You may have seen this story in the spring. There was a young man visiting Baltimore from somewhere in Virginia for St. Patrick’s Day. I don’t know if he was actually staying in the area where he wound up being beaten up and robbed.
Someone put it on YouTube as if it was something to be proud of. It seemed as if beating him and humiliating him was the primary motive for the attack with the robbery coming second. The first hit was a sucker punch that knocked him to the concrete so hard, I am just amazed that he did not die or suffer permanent brain damage. You could actually hear his head hit. It was truly sickening. And the gang of brave, tough guys found it all so amusing.
Prayers up for this deceased coach and his loved ones.
It says who in the article. Did you read it?
Oh, I see, it’s soccer, so you could care less, well, Mike Jones was a human being, and that’s more than I can say about you!
Don't you wonder how much more less he could care?
No, you did that for me, it’s rather revolting!
>>Oh, I see, its soccer, so you could care less, well, Mike Jones was a human being, and thats more than I can say about you!
From a soccer coach, sorry to get your panties in a twist.
No worries, you showed yours.