Josiah Kassahun Bio/Wiki
Terry Kennedy is a professional skateboarder accused of brutally beating a man named Josiah Kassahun, who later died, according to authorities. Kennedy was detained, according to TMZ, and might face homicide charges.
Kassahun, 23, died Saturday, July 31, 2021, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office in Illinois, after police believe Kennedy assaulted Kassahun in an Oakbrook Terrace motel on July 27, 2021.
According to TMZ, Kassahun was hospitalized with a cracked skull and a concussion, and Kennedy was arrested and booked into jail.
Josiah Kassahun was 23 years old.
Josiah Killed By Skateboarder Terry Kennedy Full Details
Terry Kennedy allegedly assaulted Josiah Kassahun, leaving him with a broken skull and a concussion.
On Sunday, the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed to TMZ that Josiah had died in an Illinois motel after the attack. Part of a GoFundMe page set up in Josiah’s memory reads, “Josiah was and will always be remembered as the perfect friend to everyone who had the good fortune of meeting him. He was loved and had much love to give and he will be dearly missed by an infinite number of people.”
The funds will be spent to pay tribute to Josiah in some form, and the campaign has already garnered almost $18,000 in less than 24 hours.
Terry Kennedy Charges
Following the death of Josiah Kassahun, Terry Kennedy could face homicide charges, according to the Independent.
Kennedy was arrested last week and charged with assault after fleeing the scene of the attack, according to reports. Kennedy reportedly told the cops, according to TMZ. He said, “I will kill one of you police. We kill police where I’m from.”
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