An elderly Asian woman was stabbed and died while walking her dog on the 3rd in Riverside, California. Police say it wasn’t a hate crime.
According to the Riverside police, the victim is Chi Men (64), who lives in Riverside. She had bleeding from her abdomen and was taken to the hospital but later died from this injury.
Immediately after the incident, police were informed by nearby residents that a suspicious woman had walked through the garden.
Police detained Darlene Stephanie Montoya, 23, who lives in Monterey Park, Los Angeles County, based on the report.
Investigators involved in the interrogation determined that there were no statements suggesting that Montoya had attacked the victims on the grounds of race.
According to police, Montoya indiscriminately attacked people, who were walking two small dogs, with a knife and escaped from the scene on the morning of the 3rd. The suspect has been detained on charges of murder (PC 187) and illegal substance use.
The female suspect was arrested by the Riverside police on March 30 for skateboarding near a shopping center. However, at this time, she was released on bail after receiving an order to appear in court based on the emergency bail schedule associated with the outbreak of the new coronavirus.
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