Widower, 89, is killed after being attacked with a Zimmer frame on hospital ward in front of other patients as man, 32, is arrested
- Matthew Healy, 89, was struck with a Zimmer frame in hospital in Cork, Ireland
- His attacker inflicted the injuries in front of shocked patients in the ward
- The grandfather of eight, who was recently widowed, later died of injuries
An 89-year-old widower died after he was violently attacked by a fellow patient with a Zimmer frame in a hospital ward.
Farmer and grandfather-of-eight Matthew Healy was attacked in front of patients in a general ward at Mercy University Hospital (MUH), Cork, shortly after 5am yesterday.
The attack was witnessed by shocked patients in a six-bed ward and heroic staff rushed to his aid…