Man Dies on New York Sidewalk

A homeless man lay dying on a sidewalk in New York as dozens of people walked by and ignored him last week, police said.
Hugo Alfredo Tale-Yax, 31, was stabbed in the chest several times on April 18 as he tried to save a woman from a mugger, police said, reports ABC News.
According to police, Tale-Yax's last hour was spent lying on a sidewalk in Queens as dozens passed by and ignored him. Finally, a man turned him over, saw the stab wounds and called 911, police said, reports the New York Times.
Michael Bradley, a psychologist, said Tale-Yax was probably ignored because Americans are desensitized to violence, reports ABC News.

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