Sisters Stabbed, 1 Killed In BART Station Attack, Father Pleads For Justice

2 Sisters Stabbed, 1 Killed In BART Station Attack, Father Pleads For Justice

He had no weapon and was arrested peacefully, Rojas said.

He was apprehended on Monday night (July 23) on a train after an anonymous tipster contacted the authorities, and he remains in police custody.

"This man just came up and did all this to my baby", she said through tears.

Nia Wilson and her two sisters were traveling on BART Sunday night when they stopped to help a woman struggling with a stroller exit a train.

Surveillance video on the train and at the station's platform showed Cowell had been riding the same vehicle as the sisters Sunday, but they didn't interact, Rojas said.

Cowell has a history of violence prior to this "unprovoked, unwarranted, vicious attack", as BART authorities told press, according to Refinery29.

John Cowell has been identified as the suspect in the stabbing death of Nia Wilson.

Allums said, "We don't know if this was racist, we don't know if it was random, we don't know what it was".

The wounded sister of an 18-year-old woman fatally stabbed in the neck while transferring trains said they were "blindsided by a maniac".

Cowell had been released from prison in May following a two-year sentence for second-degree robbery and was on parole at the time of the crime, KRON4 reported. Kaiser Medical in Richmond filed a restraining order against him after he was accused of threatening to kill an employee in 2016. She said the Wilson sisters were returning home in Oakland after celebrating Nia's late boyfriend's birthday.

Lahtifa Wilson said she looked back and saw the attacker standing on the platform's stairs, staring at them and "wiping off his knife". Lahtifa was taken to a nearby hospital, where she was in stable condition on Monday. Police sirens are heard blaring in the background as the crowd continues to viciously pummel the unnamed man.

Although police said there was no evidence yet the attack was racially-motivated, some demonstrators said they believed otherwise.

An 18-year-old Black woman died after a man allegedly stabbed her without provocation Sunday night on a Bay Area Rapid Transit train station in Oakland, CA.

Both sisters were stabbed in the neck, and Nia died from her injuries, Rojas said.

He said, "Our family needs prayer, we need support". "We're gonna get through this, I got you, you're my baby sister", said Wilson.

The women's father, Ansar Muhammad, said one of his daughters called him, crying hysterically, and told him to get to the MacArthur station. Two BART officers were also at the station at the time of the stabbing, and it took them "maybe a minute" to reach the platform, Rojas said.

'I never imagined myself going through nothing like this, ' he said. "I want justice for my sister", said Wilson. "All I want is justice". Suspect identified in Oakland BART fatal stabbingWilson said she responded by telling her sister she loved her. "She wouldn't harm a fly".

"We have two subjects with two lacerations", a man says over loud background noise and people yelling.

"She was a handsome person inside and out, and she didn't deserve it", Monroe said.

"He didn't know us, we didn't know him", said Ms Wilson, who was injured in the attack. She died at the scene.

'I want justice for my daughter.

On Wednesday, a 51-year-old man was assaulted at the Pleasant Hill Station in Walnut Creek. Rojas said Bisbee sustained a bloody lip and a small cut, less than one-eighth of an inch, to the back of his knee.

The suspect hit Stevens in the side of the head with a closed fist.

Wilson's death is the third on the BART rail line in the last week.



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