Quincy man indicted for manslaughter for allegedly beating Woburn man to loss of life


Sanusi Sadiq, 29, allegedly killed 46-year-old Barry Whelan, who was discovered unconscious in Boston’s Downtown Crossing neighborhood in March.

A Suffolk County grand jury has indicted a Quincy man for allegedly beating a Woburn man, who was discovered unconscious in downtown Boston on St. Patrick’s Day and later died.

Sanusi Sadiq, 29, was indicted on Sept. 26 on a manslaughter cost for allegedly assaulting and beating Barry Whelan on March 17, inflicting his loss of life, based on courtroom paperwork.

Whelan, 46, was discovered unconscious at an ATM at 17 Winter St. in Downtown Crossing round 9 p.m. with a small abrasion on the again of his head, Boston police mentioned beforehand. He was taken to a hospital with life-threatening accidents and died every week later when he was taken off life assist. 

The Chief Medical Examiner’s Workplace decided that Whelan died of blunt power trauma and dominated his loss of life a murder, police mentioned beforehand. 

The Suffolk County District Legal professional’s Workplace declined to touch upon the case on Thursday, however mentioned extra particulars could be launched throughout Sadiq’s arraignment, which is scheduled for Oct. 26. Sadiq was issued a summons. 

Whelan was an Eire native whose boss at Twin Peaks Building in Foxborough described him as a “mild soul,” NBC10 Boston reported.