Friday, December 26, 2014

Follow us:
Follow @NY1 on Twitter Follow NY1 News on Facebook Follow NY1 News on Google+ Subscribe to this news feed 

News

East Village Attacker Arraigned on Murder, Robbery Charges

  • Text size: + -
TWC News: East Village Attacker Arraigned on Murder, Robbery Charges
Play now

Time Warner Cable video customers:
Sign in with your TWC ID to access our video clips.

out of 10

Free Video Views Remaining

To get you to the stories you care about, we are offering everyone 10 video views per month.

Access to our video is always free for Time Warner Cable video customers who login with their TWC ID.

  To view our videos, you need to
enable JavaScript. Learn how.
install Adobe Flash 9 or above. Install now.

Then come back here and refresh the page.

The man accused of beating a grandfather to death in the East Village Friday night was arraigned in a Manhattan court Wednesday.

Jamie Pugh, 20, is charged with second degree murder and first degree robbery and assault.

He was arrested Tuesday.

The attack was caught on surveillance video.

Investigators say Pugh followed 68-year-old Wen-hui Ruan, confronted him and threw him against a wall.

He then punched and kicked the victim in the head before leaving the scene.

Ruan was taken to Bellevue Hospital where he died the next day.

10.11.12.247 ClientIP: 54.237.151.188, 23.0.160.15 UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 (http://commoncrawl.org/faq/) Profile: TWCSAMLSP