Clipped From The Naples Daily News
items Killing Called Senseless MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A'frail, 83-year-old man was la- tally beaten and stomped because he refused to give up his chair when a younger, husky man demanded it for his girlfriend, police say. Billy Patrick Lyons, 36, is charged with second-degree murder in Ihe dealh of Sam Kronenbcrg. Police said Lyons and a young woman approached Kronenberg as he sal in front of a hotel where he was visiling friends, Lyons told the old man to get up and "give ray girlfriend your chair," witnesses told police. Kronenberg refused, police said. "He beat him, knocked him down and stomped him," police Sgl. Frank Tootle said Thursday. "There was no reason to Allergy Hurts Her Romance YORK. England (UPI) Pity Janette Tate. She's allergic to cats, dogs, horses, dust, grass, pollen, feathers and some kinds of (lowers. And her husband. Mrs, Tale, a 2l-;-ear-o!d dressmaker, wheezes a nd i tches during close contact with people. When her husband kisses her, she tends to break out in red blushes around her mouUi. Allergy specialists al York District Hospital said her case was unusual but not unique. Injections and pills should help her. "The more people there are around me, the greater the discomfort," Mrs. Tale said. "1 go blotchy, start lo itch and feel generally ill. It is ruining my social life." But the person she (eels most sorry for is her husband Steve. "We've been married 2^ years and even now kissing can bea problem for us,"she said, "U it's too passionate, the area around my mouth goes bright red and can slay like that for some time. It is so embarrassing to know that I can'l kiss my husband pro|erly without my friends knowing about it." Steve, 23, said "It's a difficult situation but 1 try to be understanding. I'm only human but as Janelte says, that's the problem." hit an old man like that," Kronoiiltfrg died Nov. 12 nursing home nearly three months niter the Aug. 15 attack. The medicLil examiner said an autopsy determinwt that Kronenberg died as a result o f t h e beating. "There's no question in mind whatsoever that (his who was well had severe to his head and led to a ot complications which caused his death," said Dr. Ronald Wright, deputy chief medical examiner. "There is a direct and unbroken chain directly trom his beating to his Kronenberfi once lived ot hoiel where he was atlackotl and often relumed to visit friends. He was talking with another senior citizen wlum falat incident occurred.