Skip to comments.Another innocent victim murdered in the subway; Cops hunt woman who shoved man to his death
Posted on 12/28/2012 9:15:20 AM PST by Impala64ssa
A heavyset Hispanic woman seen by five witnesses pacing and mumbling to herself pushes a helpless man in front of an oncoming Flushing-bound No. 7 train in Queens. She was caught on tape while fleeing the crime scene: police. A MAN WAITING for an approaching No. 7 train in Queens died a gruesome death Thursday night when a young woman darted up behind the helpless straphanger and pushed him onto the tracks, police said.
The unidentified victim was crushed by the first and second cars of the Flushing-bound train about 8 p.m, as his murderer hustled down the stairs of the elevated station at the 40th St./Lowery St. stop in Sunnyside and fled in an unknown direction on Queens Blvd.
The suspect, described by police as a heavyset Hispanic woman in her 20s, was still at large as of early Friday.
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Congress needs to ban subway trains to stop these murders.
How did those cowardly spectators let her get away? Didn’t want to get involved? Unbelievable.
We just need to limit daily caloric intake, it is obvious that some overweight people are driven to violence. A good first step would be to outlaw Hostess Twinkies.
Hell hath no furry.....
Whenever I travel on the DC or NY subway, I always stay against the wall, preferably in middle sections of platforms with a divider or some natural barrier.
Thankfully, the unions have destroyed this evil symbol of reactionary oppression. Ding Dongs and Ho Hos were not spared either. It is all for the good of the people.
Union members, NOT IN THEIR JOB DESCRIPTION/sar
Because they’re desensitized and didn’t want to get sued. Piece of sh*t. I believe in karma, and this will come back to get them eventually.
Time to bring back asylums...
Here in NYC, if you see someone mumbling to themselves and pacing, you generally stay away from them. It was a last minute attack, happening too fast for someone to intervene. It I was there, odds are I would’ve chased her.
Sounds like she should be in one of those mental institutions Liberals had closed down a while ago.
Pass another murder law. mandatory life for killing with a subway.
Maybe Nanny Bloomberg now will require gates on the platform edges to prevent people getting pushed or falling, and the gates will open only at designated spots where the subway doors open once the train arrives.
Or one should rather say she is still at "extra-extra large". Hopefully though they will nail this psycho.
Maybe they should lower the speed limit to 0.5 mph or so.
They could also only let passenger get off the trains, not on.
Hi Annie! I was just going to post — they’ve been trained to not do anything, after the shootings, etc. etc. — where the police and goobt advises people not to do anything but cower and run.
Shmucky Shroomer should ban high-capacity station platforms.
I lived on Okinawa when the earthquake of 2011 hit Japan. I lived on marine base one block from the east china sea... I heard the sirens wail and knew I had to find out what was going on and evaluate the safety of my current location. Many of my friends and neighbors were completely oblivious for at least 30 minutes after the sirens. It seems that people everywhere lack situational awareness. Taking a survey of his surroundings may have saved this man’s life. Perhaps we all walk around in a state of self absorption.
That being said our culture is promoting behaviors that lead to widespread mental illness with very few mechanisms for treatment and ideally prevention available... unless we get our collective act together these types of stories will multiply
Darwin at work in another pit-O-despair American urban crap-hole, I mean really.......if there isn’t at least a video of the guy getting killed by the train......who cares? What possible interest is there in it?
40th St. Flushing bound platform at 8PM....very few people.
Bench is near stairs, perp could have been out of sight in seconds.
Once the perp hit the mezzanine level, several different routes are available with no sight lines from foot of platform stairs.
Just how familiar with 7 line elevated stations are you?
>>Time to bring back asylums...
YES, YES, YES.
Sure glad I live in the WILD WEST, wide open spaces, fresh air which allow us to think quickly and react.
Too I live in a Right to Work state, lol, so we would be allowed to assist.
Inside the car, I assume they hold on to strap while they stand, but outside on the dock how does that apply?
The should start rounding up hispanic gangs...this could very well be a gang initiation.
zactly what I was thinking....
The people that use the subways are nicknamed straphangers. It goes way back to when they had leather straps to grab on to that were suspended from the ceilings of the old subway cars.
It’s just generic for a subway rider.
It’s just generic for a subway rider.
Just my two cents:
All those calling for us to start “dealing” with our mentally ill...be careful what you wish for. While I agree that the state of psychiatric care in this country is woefully inept, let’s not rush to lock up all the suppposed psychos. Be careful who you label as crazy lest you empower people to turn the tables on you. Remember all the media spin “crazy tea-partiers” “right wing wackos” “conservative radicals” and on & on. I shudder to think of the day when we can all be legitimately incarcerated once the gov deems we all have a mental illness.
Furthermore, this crime does not appear randon to me. I smell something more along the lines of a gang initiation. Our problems in this country are due to a secular-humanist, morally relativistic way of thinking. We have a severe spiritual illness, not necessarily just a “mental illness”
Flame away....I’m sure people won’t like my opinion but so be it.
Perhaps a good start would be to register all Latinas, or those exhibiting Latina characteristics. Later, house to house confiscation can begin.
Thanks to all of you.
At least the train wasn’t manufactured by Glock.
7 line trains were made by Bombardier.
No, I understand, I posted something similar on a local forum this morning. While it’s too bad that the libs closed the insane asylums, it’s a little too scary in this day and age to “assume” it could be righted. Instead, some lib who was mad could turn us into the CPS-equivalent. Or, have the jackboot Ninjas come kick in our doors and kill everything moving. In my ideal world, the truly mentally ill would be institutionalized, but I guess we’re never going back to those days now...
kitkat ~ YES, YES, YES.
I'm sure Bill Ayers would love to run a Soviet-style psych hospital for people who are crazy enough to dislike Obama...
Silly, trains don't kill people -- people kill people!
Nothing worse than an assault train..quick someone call Feinstein and tell her to write up a bill
Never say never. It just requires open eyes and awareness of what we are doing.
Was it Sotomayor?
(They coulda got the age wrong)...
As a business owner all I can say is if I had the same setup in my building as the subway is OSHA would be all over my behind to install guard rails, cages, and laser trips to keep employees safe.
Guess it must be nice to be exempt from fines and lawsuits like those too...
“Wise” Latinas would be exempt.
>How did those cowardly spectators let her get away? Didnt want to get involved? Unbelievable.
My first thought exactly. An unarmed nutcase just did her deed and ran away while these cowards watched. Pathetic.
They should be forever marked so good people know to let them suffer when they need the help of others.
Don’t let Sotomayor decide whether to take up this case or not. All I’m sayin.
The time has come for background checks on people who want to ride the subway!
Here in DC, there is about an 18 to 24” space under the Metro boarding platform that a quick-witted person who fell/was pushed onto the tracks could roll into to try to avoid being crushed by the train.
Do similar spaces exist underneath NYC subway platforms?
Not that it would have mattered much in this case, since the attack occurred at literally the very last moment.
Personally, I think it was premeditated murder.
While pacing and mumbling may be signs of a distrubed person, they could also be someone trying to work up the determination to act by going over (to themselves) the reasons why this person should die. The truth teller for me is the very quick departure and the multiple exits from the station.
The Mono Rail at Disney has them.