Elderly Food Vendor Stabbed To Death In South Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia police say an elderly food vendor was stabbed to death while loading his cart with supplies early Thursday morning.
The stabbing happened at about 4:30 a.m. in the 400 block of Vollmer Street in South Philadelphia.
According to investigators, 68-year-old Don Ly was loading his cart with food and supplies when he was approached by a man who stabbed the victim in the neck.
The victim was rushed to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania where he was pronounced dead.
Investigators say the suspect ran away from the scene in what is believed to be a robbery attempt.
So far, no arrests have been made. The deadly stabbing remains under investigation.