Posted on July 13, 2011

Bayonne Police Issue Arrest Warrant for Seventh Suspect in Beating of Bayonne Man Who Remains in Coma

The Jersey Journal, July 12, 2011

Bayonne police have issued arrest an warrant for a seventh suspect, Derrick Hilton, 18, of Humphrey Avenue in Bayonne, in connection to the beating of Dawid Strucinski, the 22-year-old Bayonne man who remains in a coma at the Jersey City Medical Center.


Strucinski was left in a coma after he was jumped by about nine people near the Quick Chek at Broadway and 12th Street in Bayonne at around 3 a.m. July 3.

Today, police arrested a sixth suspect–a 15-year-old boy –and charged him with the riot and endangering injured victim today after a parent brought him to headquarters, police said.

Five other teens–two girls, ages 14 and 17, and three 16-year-old boys–have also been arrested in connection with the incident.

Strucinski was beaten after he rushed to help a friend who was being harassed by a group of nine boys and four girls, police said.