Geo’s sister and brother-in-law found Gesmundo Sr. bound, duct-taped and bleeding when they returned home at around 3 a.m.
“Whoever did this is very inhumane,” Geo added. “His legs were zip-tied and duct-taped over them. His hands were in front of him, zip-tied as well and duct-taped. And then his mouth was duct-taped around his head several times.”
The intruder escaped with $30,000, according to police. No arrests have been made so far.
Gesmundo Sr., who suffered severe brain bleeding, is currently in the intensive care unit of Temple University Hospital. He reportedly remains unresponsive.
His family is seeking justice. Anyone with information related to the incident is urged to contact the police.
“I just don’t understand how anyone can do this to any human being, let alone an 83-year-old,” Geo told CBS Philly. “And if there’s anyone on my dad’s street that witnessed anything, we’re just hoping that someone can speak up.”
NextShark has reached out to Gesmundo’s family for comment.
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