Man Dies After Being Beaten at Metro Train Station

The two assailants ran off and have not been found, sheriff's investigators said

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    Authorities were searching for two women in connection with the fatal beating of a 65-year-old man at a Metro station in Willowbrook. Investigators were still trying to determine the motive for the attack. Reggie Kumar reports live from Willowbrook for Today in LA on Sunday, June 22, 2014. (Published Sunday, June 22, 2014)

    A 66-year-old man who was badly beaten while waiting at a Metro train station last week has died, sheriff’s officials said Saturday.

    John Whitmore of Los Angeles was standing on the Willowbrook Station platform in the afternoon of June 13 when two females approached him and began to punch and kick him until he collapsed to the ground, Los Angeles County sheriff’s investigators said.

    Whitmore was taken to a hospital, where he died of his injuries Friday.

    The two assailants ran off and have not been found, investigators said.

    A motive for the attack was unclear.

    Anyone with information was asked to call sheriff’s homicide detectives at 323-890-5500.

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