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65-Year-Old Man Beaten While Waiting For Metro Train Has Died

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Rosa Parks Metro Blue Line station (Photo by clearlight via the LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr)
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A 65-year-old man who was attacked on June 13th while waiting for a train at the Willowbrook-Rosa Parks Metro station died of his injuries on Friday morning.

John Whitmore was waiting for a train on the afternoon of the 13th when two women approached him around 1:20 p.m. and kicked and punched him until he collapsed. The women ran, and have yet to be found by the police.

Whitmore died in the hospital around 2 a.m. this past Friday morning, according to the LA Times.

The Rosa Parks Station serves as a transfer point for the Blue and Green Lines.

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The LAPD is asking anyone with information about the incident to call the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.