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Thursday, 24 December 2020

California COVID patient beats his roommate, 82, to death with an oxygen tank in a hospital's virus unit

 A COVID-19 patient allegedly beat to death his roommate with an oxygen tank inside a California hospital last week. 

According to ABC 7, the murder occurred on December 17 at the Antelope Valley Hospital.

Investigators said the two men were sharing a room in the COVID-19 unit of the hospital when the attacker beat the 82-year-old man to death with an oxygen tank.


A COVID-19 patient allegedly beat to death his roommate inside a California hospital last week. The murder occurred on December 17 at the Antelope Valley Hospital (pictured)

A COVID-19 patient allegedly beat to death his roommate inside a California hospital last week. The murder occurred on December 17 at the Antelope Valley Hospital (pictured) 

Authorities said the victim, who has not been identified, died a day after the attack. Police said the two men were strangers to one another.  


Officials are still investigating the murder and have not released a motive for the attack.  


The suspect was arrested and charged with murder. His name has not been released. 

A spokesperson from the hospital told DailyMail.com that they were unable to comment on the incident due to it being a criminal investigation.  

Authorities said the victim, who has not been identified, died a day after the attack. Police said the two men were strangers to one another

Authorities said the victim, who has not been identified, died a day after the attack. Police said the two men were strangers to one another

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