Police: Man arrested after he fatally beat the man who tried to rape his wife

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4 Fast Facts

  • A man forced his was into an apartment and tried to rape a woman, police say.
  • The woman fought him off and called her husband for help.
  • The husband rushed to her aid and encountered the would-be rapist.
  • The husband punched the man several times, and the would-be rapist later died.

NEW YORK – A man was arrested after police say he attacked his wife’s would be rapist and he beat him to death, PIX11 reports.

Police responded to a call about assault and attempted rape at an apartment building in the Bronx on Monday evening around 10:16 p.m.

A 51-year-old woman told police she was in her apartment when a man forced his way inside, struck her, ripped off her clothing, and attempted to rape her.

The woman screamed and fought him off, and she called her husband Mamadou Diallo, 61, who was outside of the apartment at the time.

Diallo rushed to her aid and came into contact with her attempted rapist Earl D. Nash, 43, on the sixth floor. Diallo punched Nash several times.

When police arrived, Nash was on the ground suffering from severe head and body trauma. He was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

Police arrested Diallo and charged him with manslaughter, according to PIX11.

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