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Video: The Two Women Accused Of Fatally Beating A Man At A Metro Stop
The L.A. County Sheriff's Dept. released surveillance video of two women accused of fatally beating a 65-year-old man at a Metro Blue Line stop in an effort to track them down.
Authorities also are offering a $10,000 reward for information on the brutal attack that killed John Wayne Whitmore, KABC reported. Whitmore was waiting for a train on the Willowbrook-Rosa Parks Metro station platform around 1:20 p.m. on June 13 when two suspects approached him and began arguing with him. Authorities say that the women hit Whitmore several times on his head, which eventually killed him. He died in the hospital on June 20 from his injuries.
According to NBC Los Angeles, authorities say the assault was "unprovoked." "There may have been some type of exchange that occurred, as minute as one of the females saying, 'What are you looking at,'" LA County Sheriff's Lt. Dave Coleman said. "After he went to the ground they just mingled in with the crowd and disappeared."
The two suspects are described as somewhere between the ages of 18 to 21, and one was wearing a white blouse and shorts and an orange-colored purse, and the other was wearing a black shirt, a headscarf and white-patterned pants.
Anyone with information is urged to contact the LASD at (323) 267-4800.
Here is the surveillance video that shows the two suspects on the platform: