A man has been charged in the death of an 80-year-old man who died after a facemask argument in upstate New York.
The victim, 80-year-old Rocco Sapienza, was at a bar in West Seneca when he confronted Donald Lewinski about not wearing a facemask. Lewinski allegedly shoved him to the ground, causing Sapienza to have a seizure and lose consciousness. He died several days later from head trauma.
A 65-year-old man in the Buffalo, New York, area faces charges after an 80-year-old man who had confronted him about not wearing a coronavirus face mask died following the dispute. https://t.co/d1ZKSPeBH0
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Lewinski is charged with negligent homicide. His attorneys say he intends to plead not guilty.
What’s the worst facemask argument you’ve witnessed since the pandemic began?