Stabbing on Metro Gold Line train leaves one dead


A man was stabbed to death aboard a Metro Gold Line train Tuesday morning, officials said.

Authorities received reports of a stabbing about 11:30 a.m. at the Gold Line’s Irwindale station, said Ramon Montenegro, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Transit Services Bureau.

For the record:

8:25 a.m. Nov. 28, 2018An earlier version of this article said the victim was a woman. The person who was stabbed to death was a man.

The train continued one station west to the Duarte/City of Hope station, where paramedics found the victim, who had died from his wounds.

One man has been detained as a potential suspect in the crime, but authorities have not confirmed whether he was involved, Montenegro said.


A shuttle bus was ferrying passengers between the Monrovia and Irwindale stations, Metro spokesman Dave Montero said.

It was not known how many passengers were on the train during the attack.

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