It was this Friday, shortly before 11 p.m., that the tragedy occurred in the parking lot of a shopping center on the Chaussée de Redemont in Haine-Saint-Pierre. A violent altercation, the motive of which remains unclear, broke out between several homeless people. While he was on the ground, one of the belligerents, in his forties, was beaten up by at least one other homeless person who then fled.
Seriously injured, the victim was taken care of by an ambulance and hospitalized. While struggling for life since his assault, the man unfortunately took his last breath this Sunday.
According to our information, the author of the blows could be arrested. Another accomplice or co-perpetrator is still wanted by the police. Contacted by us, the prosecution was only able to confirm that the case was under investigation.
The homeless man who was fatally attacked used to frequent the area around the Quick restaurant on the Chaussée de Redemont. The employees are in shock. “We knew him well. He was frequently around. We happened to feed him. We learned of his death on Sunday, ”we were told within the fast food chain.