Sept. 30, 2013 By Christian Murray
A homeless man who was brutally assaulted at a Sunnyside park earlier this month and later died in hospital has been named.
The victim was Jose Rico, 42.
Rico was savagely assaulted at Sabba Park, located at 49th Street and Queens Blvd., at about 7: 15 am Sept. 7. He was approached by three men and got into an altercation with one of them. He was punched repeatedly in the face and was left unconscious.
Rico was then taken to Elmhurst Hospital where he died on Sept. 12.
The police are still investigating the incident.