Israel Hester

Died on May 26, 2017

Age: 48

Gender: Male

Race: Black

Location of death: 416 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Belle Glade

Agency: Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office

Israel Hester

Died on May 26, 2017
He died of blunt trauma in Belle Glade.
Israel Hester died several weeks after he was beaten May 6. Police say his wife's boyfriend, Vincent Poole, began hitting him with a rock after Hester threw his wife's mattress off the second floor of an apartment in Belle Glade. Hester turned 48 in the hospital the next day. After his death, the medical examiner diagnosed blunt-force injuries, facial fractures and a hemmorhage. He suffered brain death after being rescuscitated from cardiac arrest.
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