Spring Valley High School assault victim dies

A Spring Valley High School student has died from injuries suffered during an apparent assault and robbery last month. Police say Ruben Suchite Torres, 18,

Police say Ruben Suchite Torres, 18, died at Westchester Medical Center on Saturday.

Police say Ruben Suchite Torres, 18, died at Westchester Medical Center on Saturday. (7/5/16)

SPRING VALLEY - A Spring Valley High School student has died from injuries suffered during an apparent assault and robbery last month.

Police say Ruben Suchite Torres, 18, died at Westchester Medical Center on Saturday.

They say the teen, who was originally from Guatemala, was coming home from his part-time job at the Nanuet Hotel and Restaurant on June 26 when he was beaten and robbed.

He was found unconscious at the corner of Myrtle Avenue and Grove Street in Spring Valley.

Police say he had been hit in the head with a rock.

Officials identified 16-year-old Jiwan Coleman as the attacker.

Coleman was charged with assault and attempted murder. Charges against Coleman are expected to be upgraded to include murder.

He's due to appear in court Wednesday morning.

Friends and family are trying to raise money to help the Torres family take his body back to Guatemala.

Police are also asking anyone with information on the case to contact them.

 

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