Robert Crutchfield

 

Age: 21

 

Summary: Marine lance corporal who had been attacked and shot in the neck in point-blank range by two men while he and his girlfriend were at a bus stop after grocery shopping during an apparent robbery on January 5, 2008 when he returned home for Christmas on a 30-day leave from the violence he had survived 14 months of gunfire in Iraq, who had been kept alive on feeding and breathing tubes for nearly four months after the shooting but who spent several weeks at a rehabilitating nursing home and was expected to fully recover, in which authorities later arrested the two men, Ean Farrow (19) and Thomas Ray III (20), both charged with attempted murder, aggravated robbery, and felonious assault.

 

 

Cause of Death: Infection

 

Born: October 7, 1986

 

Died: May 18, 2008

 

Location: Cleveland, Ohio