A pizza delivery man who was overpowered and robbed during a delivery in Moreno Valley, was left brain dead by the attack, KABC-7 reported today.
Investigators said that the Pizza Hut delivery man, 36-year-old Patrick Kasper, went to a house in the 22800 block of Adrienne Avenue carrying $90 worth of food on Thursday night.
Kasper told deputies he was ambushed after knocking on the door and later told family members that two to three teenagers attacked him, punched him, knocked him out and stole the food. When deputies went to investigate, they found the house was vacant.
KABC reported that on Friday, Kasper’s mother heard him in his bedroom struggling to breathe. He was rushed to the hospital, but doctors told the family that he had suffered a severe aneurysm in his brain and that he was pronounced legally brain dead.
According to KABC, Kasper’s family said he was on life support at Riverside County Regional Medical Center in Moreno Valley.
The family said they decided to donate his organs.
Kasper is the father of an 11-year-old girl.
His attackers remained at large today.
Authorities urged anyone with information to call the Moreno Valley Police Department at (951) 247-8700.