***Update*** Shaun King is reporting John Cowell has been arrested.
He’s in custody. pic.twitter.com/1QIId0C8fI— Shaun King (@ShaunKing) July 24, 2018
Latifah, older sister of Nia Wilson whom was killed after a man suddenly stabbed the two sisters exiting a train at MacArthur BART station, is recounting what happened when her sister was fatally stabbed. Latifah says they had helped a women with her stroller and suddenly the man had stabbed her sister who was walking steps behind her. He then turned on Latifah slashing her kneck nearly hitting her artery.
"She's just yelling my name, 'Tifah, Tifah, Tifah,' and I said, 'I got you baby, I got you,'" said Wilson as she described the unprovoked stabbing.
Last night John Cowell targeted and slashed the throats of 2 teenage girls.— StanceGrounded (@_SJPeace_) July 23, 2018
18 year old Nia Wilson died and her older sister is in critical condition.
RETWEET THIS! #JusticeforNia pic.twitter.com/OR7BZm4wUv
The suspect, John Cowell is still on the lose in Oakland. Police are asking for residents helps locating the man and ask you call the police if you see him.
A bystander at BART caught moments following the attack when police arrived on scene.
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Graphic Warning: Unreleased footage of first responders giving care to Nia Wilson at the BART station. John Cowell is accused of stabbing Nia to death #RIP #NiaWilson #JusticeforNia pic.twitter.com/0xDURndbqs— Ronnie (@ronniesidneyii) July 23, 2018
There are reports that John Lee Cowell, the murder suspect, was a white supremacist because there was a planned rally today in Oakland. Those reports are unconfirmed.
This story is heartbreaking for Bay Area families. We here at KMEL want to send our love and support to the Wilson family. Once we locate a confirmed GoFundMe to assist the family, we will share with hopes to attempt to help the family through this heartbreaking tragedy.