By JON CRONIN
Two brothers allegedly beat and stabbed a would-be burglar to death outside their St. Albans home in the early-morning hours of July 30, according to police.
Police officers responded to a 911 call of a burglary in progress on Williamson Avenue in St. Albans at approximately 2:44 a.m. At the scene, police witnessed a 26-year-old man with trauma to his head and a stab wound in his torso.
According to previously published reports and those on the scene, two brothers—ages 15 and 27—allegedly attacked the burglar with a bat and a knife when he gained entry at the rear of the house.
Emergency Medical Services transported the burglar to Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. No arrests were made and the investigation is ongoing.