Man to be honored after heroism in Taunton mall stabbing

TAUNTON, MA (WHDH) - A man who was killed in a stabbing spree in Taunton is set to be honored for his heroism.

George Heath tried to stop a man from stabbing anyone else at a Taunton mall in May of 2016.

He will be one of 20 people honored with a Carnegie Medal for outstanding civilian heroism.

His family will also receive a financial grant.

 

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