Drugged California Tourist Killed by Train in Rome
Traveler stumbled onto track after cappuccino spiked by thief
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted May 27, 2008 4:27 AM CDT
The Californian tourist was killed by a train outside Rome's Tiburtina station as he stumbled along the tracks in a daze.   ((c) _shalom)
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(Newser) – An elderly American tourist drugged by a thief was killed by a train as he wandered along the tracks in a daze, the Los Angeles Times reports. The 76-year-old traveler and his wife were befriended by a man who gave them drug-laced cappuccinos in a Rome train station and then robbed them as they slept. A 54-year-old suspect has been arrested.