Frederic Cooper, 74, died just days after being assaulted by a black man in a McDonalds restroom. Arrested for the murder is fifty-year-old Donald Thomas.
According to news reports Thomas allegedly attempted to snatch the elderly Cooper's wallet from his back pocket. When Cooper objected, he was knocked to the floor. The attack resulted in a fractured back, head lacerations, and then death.
Security video shows Thomas calmly walking out of the restroom, taking his tray, and dumping the contents in a trash receptacle. The wallet he allegedly stole contained $35.
The crime occurred in the Atlanta area February 28, 2014. Cooper died March 11.
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