In Lithonia city, Georgia, a shocking tragedy befell Vivek Saini, a 25-year-old MBA graduate. He was brutally attacked by Julian Faulkner, a homeless man he had been helping. The assailant struck him nearly 50 times with a hammer, as captured on camera.
Saini had shown compassion towards Faulkner for nearly two days, providing basic necessities like chips, a Coke, water, and even a jacket. On January 16, concerned for his safety, Saini asked Faulkner to leave or face police intervention while heading home.
Police found Faulkner standing over Saini’s lifeless body upon arrival. Saini, who migrated to the US two years ago after completing his Bachelor of Technology degree, had dreams of a bright future with his MBA.
Saini’s family in Haryana, India, mourns the loss of their beloved son. Described as a brilliant student with aspirations of a successful career, Saini’s parents, Gurjeet Singh and Lalita Saini, are too devastated to speak about the tragic incident.
This senseless act serves as a stark reminder of the dangers within communities, even amidst acts of kindness. As authorities continue their investigation, Saini’s memory will remain etched in the hearts of those who knew him.