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Homeless advocates pay tribute to man who died a year ago

December 26, 2018

CINCINNATI (AP) — Advocates for the homeless handed out meals in Cincinnati to pay tribute to a man who was found dead on a downtown street a year ago.

Organizers of the event that gave out lunches and gifts Christmas day at Cincinnati’s Fountain Square say it was the best way to honor the memory of Ken Martin.

Police officers found Martin unconscious last Dec. 26 at a downtown bus stop. He was 55.

He died from died an unknown cause and police said there was nothing suspicious at the scene.

Samuel Landis is president of a group called Maslow’s Army that works on homeless outreach.

He tells WCPO that Cincinnati’s nonprofit agencies are working together to help those experiencing homelessness.

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Information from: WCPO-TV, http://www.wcpo.com

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