Leading off our News this evening, authorities say a man is dead after he was attacked by an angry mob. Investigators say it all started when the man, who witnesses only know as Stephen, interrupted a meeting of religious leaders. Witnesses also say the man made several inflammatory comments directed at the people in attendance. Several members of the audience tried to restrain the man which only made him yell louder. The exact nature of the what the man said is not known at this time. Witnesses say that almost as one, about a dozen people grabbed the man and dragged him into the ally.
The Medical Examiner would not release any details. A police officer who asked to remain anonymous said that it was obvious the man died of multiple blunt force trauma to the head and body.
Investigators also say that several bystanders watched as the scene unfolded, but did not intervene. One individual who is being sought by Police is said to have shouted encouragements to the crowd and even held the jackets of those who took part in the beating.