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  • Updated: January 16, 2022

Police Arrest Man For Pushing Woman In Front Of Coming Train In New York

The New York City Police has arrested a 61-year-old suspect, Simon Martial and charged him with second-degree murder for the death of the woman he pushed in front of a moving train in New York City.

The woman was pushed to her death in front of an oncoming train on Saturday morning, at the New York Times' Square subway station.

A police spokesperson said the woman was shoved onto the tracks and struck by a southbound train. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The man fled the scene but turned himself into a transit police a short time later.

The Police Commissioner, Keechant Sewell said at a news conference; “This incident was unprovoked, and the victim does not appear to have had any interaction with the suspect."

The Police identified the suspect as a homeless man as he was charged with second-degree murder.

He was discovered to have a criminal history and has been on parole.

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Quadri Adejumo
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