On Saturday, July 1, 2012, an unknown attacker viciously assaulted Ashley Pruneau with a hammer while she was alone inside her apartment.
Ashley suffered numerous blows to the head during the assault, and the attacker left her to die. Fortunately, she was discovered and was rushed to the hospital in time to save her life.
While police investigate this scary and horrific crime, Ashley remains in stable condition at Stroger Hospital in Chicago. She has had one head surgery, and will need a second surgery in a month. Once released from the hospital, Ashley will begin the road to recovery at a rehabilitation center for an unforeseen amount of time.
Needless to say, Ashley needs our help and support.
Ashley's friends, family and co-workers have started a fund to help her through these hard times. All money raised will be used solely to maintain Ashley's living conditions and help to pay off the medical debt she is incurring. Whether you can spare $5 or $500, any amount will be greatly appreciated. The more money we raise means less that Ashley will have to worry about finances once she's out of the hospital. Let's let her focus on her recovery, not on how she will pay for it.
Please consider donating what you can to help Ashley get through this. We would appreciate it if you would forward this link to others so that we can raise awareness of the crime, so that Ashley's attacker will be brought to justice.
If you have any tips or leads, please contact the Chicago Police Department. I will find out a more specific phone number or email for the person handling the case, but until then, you can call the police department and they should be able to point you in the right direction. If you have any questions, you can click on "contact" under my photo on the top of this page, and I'll do my best to answer.
Thanks for all of your support!
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