Black Teen Stabbed to Death by Suspected ‘Proud Boys’ White Supremacist
Ebony Monroe said Monday her cousins, 18-year-old Nia Wilson and 26-year-old Lahtifa Wilson, were heading home Sunday night on a Bay Area Rapid Transit train after celebrating Wilson’s late boyfriend’s birthday. They were then attacked on a BART platform that killed Nia Wilson and critically wounded her sister. Wilson died at the scene, Her sister, was hospitalized with critical injuries
Police found a knife used in the stabbing at a nearby construction site, Rojas said. A backpack left behind at the crime scene helped police identify Cowell as the suspect.
BART Police held a press conference to discuss the latest details in the stabbing death. John Lee Cowell, 27, is the White male suspect police now have in custody for the stabbing Nia and her sister Latifah at MacArthur Station in Oakland.
#StayWoke This violent attack on Black women happens hours before a planned meeting by the #AltRight Proud Boys in Oakland, that was cancelled later in the day when word of their meeting was posted online by R&B singer @tariqelite