Monday, September 14, 2015
And someone placed memorial flyers with a rose at the entrances to Tompkins Square Park…
On Sept. 14, 2013, Joel Pakela, aka neighborhood fixture LES Jewels, was found unconscious on Avenue A at East Ninth Street. He died a short time later at Beth Israel. He was 43.
The Medical Examiner's office told The Villager that the cause of death was "blunt injuries of head," though "the manner of death is undetermined."
Previously on EV Grieve:
RIP LES Jewels (80 comments)
Memorials for LES Jewels in the East Village