Woman pushed to her death in front of oncoming train in NYC, man arrested

1/16/2022 4:31:00 AM

A woman was pushed to her death in front of an oncoming train in New York City on Saturday morning.

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An Asian woman was pushed to her death in front of an oncoming train in a Times Square subway station on Saturday morning, NYC police say.

A woman was pushed to her death in front of an oncoming train in New York City on Saturday morning.

NBC New YorkCrime statistics in New York City showed a significant increase in anti-Asian hate crimes last year. By December 2021,have spiked across the country during the pandemic“He approaches her and he gets in her space. She gets very, very alarmed,” Assistant Chief Jason Wilcox said, describing the earlier encounter. “She tries to move away from him and he gets close to her, and she feels that he was about to physically push her onto the train. As she’s walking away she witnesses the crime where he pushes our other victim in front of the train.”

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Awful. Second degree?!?!? Asian woman but why you not say black man? Biden said he would bring us together again Trump motivated? kungfuvirus trumper... No race for the culprit... Kinda obvious. 2nd degree? Give me a break-someone really thinks he didn’t both intend to shove that poor lady along w/carrying out what he planned to do?

My wife was born in Vietnam and I keep telling her to watch out for this kind of nut cases. Reading this article this morning gets my blood boiling. Just imagine the poor family who has to grieve this completely gratuitous death! Trump started this whole f****** mess he needs to be banned from any type of social media needs to be banned from ever speaking in public.

Asian woman pushed to her death in front of oncoming train in NYCAn Asian woman was pushed to her death in front of an oncoming train in a Times Square subway station on Saturday morning, NYC police say. What a sick, sick, sick society America has become. AmericanRacism Hate and ignorance. How many times are you going to tweet this with no updats

Man, these racist need to purge. Racist 'White rage' or 'Oppression' ? OMG! Sending hope for peace to her loved ones….. And the GOP probably celebrating him. Agreed. How about it was committed by a black homeless man named Simon Martial who clearly needs mental health So sick to my stomach reading this 💔 Trumpster?

Please ramp up the racist angle for a crime committed a mentally ill black man. White supremacy strikes again

Asian Woman Pushed to Her Death in Front of Oncoming Train in NYCAn Asian woman was pushed to her death at a subway station in Times Square, police said Saturday morning. Authorities said the woman was killed after being shoved onto the tracks and into the path of a southbound R train. The incident happened shortly after 9:30 a.m. in the area of 42nd Street and Broadway. The victim was pronounced dead… Why no description of the suspect? For all those who are new to this working from home Bitcoin trading options Here's a little tip: Get a trusted Bitcoin expert and stick to her lisascaparote0 Invest and play at similar times each day. Because : In times of chaos, your investment is your anchor to success BLACK man kills Asian.

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What's 'Asian' have to do with it? In that case, what 'race' was the murderer? Was race the motive for the crime? There's no mention of it in the actual article. Just a question here WHY was it necessary to point out her ethnicity if it had ZERO to do with him pushing her what possible relevance other than Your attempting to inflame the commentary could it have he didn’t scream racist bile as he pushed her did he ?

🤔 What happened to the generation that raised these kids who become criminals? This is tragic and sad! Beyond horrid & very tragic. They need to catch the suspect responsible DiBlasio is responsibly . Untreated mental illness creates a risk factor for public safety. TarikNiazi 😔

Warrant issued for ‘lucky’ NYC defendant who caught a big break from DA BraggWilliam Rolon, 43, had the good fortune of being freed without bail on assault charges last year in a broomstick attack that left the victim’s teeth knocked out.

America is the hell on earth now This is so sad. WTF is wrong with people? 😡😢 Tragic. But frame it accurately: A person with serious mental health issues pushed a person in front of a train. A non-Asian person was accosted minutes before this fatality by the same individual. Poor woman 😭!! I can just imagine who did it😡!!

🙏 Seems like they need some kind of railing system with gates that only open when a train stops. This seems to happen way too much That’s horrible.💔 The world is getting sadder by the second

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We have a serious mental health problem in this country!

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New York City police said the incident occurred at around 9:30 a.Police and transit crew members investigate a deadly assault Saturday on a Times Square subway platform.Headed to Disaster? US, Russia Harden Stances in Talks Mayor Eric Adams visited the train platform Saturday afternoon and has planned an afternoon press conference to address the fatal incident, City Hall confirmed.issued on Jan.

m. in a Times Square subway station near 42nd Street and Broadway.m. The 40-year-old woman was shoved onto the tracks and struck by a southbound R train, a police spokesperson said. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities have taken a person of interest into custody as they continue to investigate the incident. Police and transit crew members investigate a deadly assault Saturday on a Times Square subway platform. Weiner, who granted Rolon supervised release under terms of the state’s bail reform laws, also warned him that “if you don’t go to [court in] Brooklyn…they will issue a warrant for your arrest.

NBC New York The man believed responsible fled the scene but turned himself in to transit police a short time later, Police Commissioner Keechant Sewell said at a news conference with Mayor Eric Adams at the station. She was pronounced dead at the scene. “This incident was unprovoked, and the victim does not appear to have had any interaction with the subject,” Sewell said. Crime statistics in New York City showed a significant increase in anti-Asian hate crimes last year. Crime statistics in New York City showed a significant increase in anti-Asian hate crimes last year. By December 2021, compared with the year before, the NYPD said late last year. Anti-Asian hate crimes and incidents have spiked across the country during the pandemic . Anti-Asian hate crimes and incidents. judge issued that warrant because Rolon failed to comply with unspecified terms of his supervised release, a spokesman for the state court system said.

A second woman told police the man had approached her minutes earlier and she feared he would push her onto the tracks. “He approaches her and he gets in her space. She gets very, very alarmed,” Assistant Chief Jason Wilcox said, describing the earlier encounter. “She tries to move away from him and he gets close to her, and she feels that he was about to physically push her onto the train. As she’s walking away she witnesses the crime where he pushes our other victim in front of the train.

” Police on Saturday night identified the suspect as 61-year-old Simon Martial. Martial, who police said is homeless, was charged with second-degree murder. It was not immediately known whether he had an attorney who could comment. Wilcox said Martial has a criminal history and has been on parole. “He does have in the past three emotionally disturbed encounters with us that we have documented,” he said.

Subway conditions and safety have become a worry for many New Yorkers during the pandemic. Although police statistics show major felonies in the subways have dropped over the past two years, so has ridership, making it difficult to compare. In September, three transit employees were assaulted in separate incidents on one day. Several riders were slashed and assaulted by a group of attackers on a train in lower Manhattan in May, and four separate stabbings — two of them fatal — happened within a few hours on a single subway line in February. In recent months there have been several instances of people being stabbed, assaulted or shoved onto the tracks at stations in the Bronx, Brooklyn and at Times Square.

Adams, who has been mayor for two weeks, has noted that a perception of danger could drive more people to eschew the subway, complicating the city’s economic recovery as it tries to draw people back to offices, tourist attractions and more. “We want to continue to highlight how imperative it is that people receive the right mental health services, particularly on our subway system,” the mayor said Saturday. “To lose a New Yorker in this fashion will only continue to elevate the fears of individuals not using our subway system.” “Our recovery is dependent on the public safety in this city and in the subway system,” Adams said. Crime statistics in New York City showed a significant increase in anti-Asian hate crimes last year.

By December 2021, compared with the year before, the NYPD said late last year. Anti-Asian hate crimes and incidents have spiked across the country during the pandemic .Six police officers were assigned to the station Saturday, authorities said. Joining Adams last week to discuss the state of the subways, Gov. Kathy Hochul said she was planning to put together five teams of social workers and medical professionals to help the city guide people living on streets and subways to shelter, housing and services.

Both Hochul and Adams are Democrats. Nicole Acevedo is a reporter for NBC News Digital. She reports, writes and produces stories for NBC Latino and NBCNews.com. The Associated Press .