NewsMom-of-two fatally stabbed in Long Island, $64k raised for her funeral

Mom‑of-two fatally stabbed in Long Island, $64k raised for her funeral

A Polish woman's tragedy in the USA. Wioletta was stabbed by her husband.
A Polish woman's tragedy in the USA. Wioletta was stabbed by her husband.
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11:42 AM EST, January 6, 2024

The tragic incident occurred on Wednesday, January 3, in front of the couple's house located at 171 South 14th Street. Around 2:30 PM Eastern Time, Wioletta was attacked with a knife. Fatal injuries from this assault resulted in her death.

Radio Rampa reported that Ryszard, the victim's husband, fled the scene after the attack. During his escape, he crashed his car into a building at the intersection of New York Avenue and West Hoffman Avenue.

That's when the authorities were able to apprehend him. After his arrest, he was transported to a hospital. He was discharged on Friday, January 5, and immediately charged with second-degree murder.

38-year-old Polish woman fatally stabbed by husband; fundraising is under way

Wioletta leaves behind two sons. Friends of the woman have organized a fundraising campaign on the GoFundMe website. The funds raised are aimed at covering the funeral costs and the transportation of Wioletta's body to Poland.

We are devastated by Wioletta's loss. We hope to honour her one last time by raising funds to cover the funeral and transport of her body to Poland. Our goal is to secure Wioletta with a burial she deserves and assist her parents and children during these challenging times. The collected funds will also be used to help her children and cover the travel expenses of her parents – reads the fundraising campaign's description.

According to the fundraiser's description, Wioletta was a dedicated and nurturing mother. "Wioletta devoted her life to her sons for their better future. Known for her dedication and diligence at work, she was also an incredible colleague who could always be depended upon." - these words were written in memory of her.

The grieving family and friends set a goal to raise $40,000. Surprisingly, they have managed to raise much more - over $64,000.

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