Elderly man dies after being stabbed in his home

On Monday 15th of February we told you about 69 year old Thomas Paul Rockowski who was clinging to life after being brutally stabbed in his home in Punta Gorda Town. The stabbing incident happened sometime after 9 p.m.  on Saturday February 13th. PG police say they were called to the home of American Retiree Paul Rocoski in the Hopeville section of Punta Gorda Town. 69 year old American Retiree Paul Rocoski was on his bed bleeding profusely with stab wounds to his neck and chest. He was transported by ambulance to the Punta Gorda hospital and later transferred to Southern Regional hospital in Dangriga and then further on to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital in Belize City. However, sometime around 10:30 on that same Monday night, Rockowski succumbed to his injuries. Police say that their initial investigations revealed that Rocoski was reading in his bed when 3 persons, all males, allegedly pried open his screen door and attacked him. Police have since detained one man pending investigations.

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