22 April 2024: Los Angeles, California

A woman died after being stabbed in the throat Monday, April 22 on a Metro train before she got off at the Universal/Studio City station, and a suspect was arrested, according to police. The attack was reported shortly after 5 a.m. in the 3900 block of Lankershim Boulevard, a Los Angeles Police Department spokesperson said. “The attack occurred on the train. Somewhere between the last stop and here at Universal City station,” said LAPD Det. Meghan Aguilar. “She then is able to exit, and the suspect exits as well, but the attack does occur on the train.” The woman was taken to hospital, where she died, police said. The victim was described as being in her 50s. Her name was not released. 45-year-old Elliot Tramel Nowden was arrested.