Woman Stabbed to Death in Brooklyn Subway Station

A woman was fatally stabbed after a fight in a Brooklyn subway station Monday night, law enforcement sources said.

What We Know:

  • LaTanya Watson, 30, was at the Sutter Avenue-Rutland Road No. 3 train station in Brownsville when she got into a fight with another woman. The suspect believed to be in her 20s, stabbed her several times in the face, neck and arm, law enforcement sources said. She is now in police custody, according to CBS2.
  • The victim was rushed to Brookdale Hospital and pronounced dead. It is still unclear if the women knew each other or what the altercation was about.
  • Cellphone videos show the aftermath of the attack, where crowds gathered while emergency medical teams carried the victim out of the station.
  • Police are still investigating the killing and reviewing surveillance footage in hopes of gaining more information about the incident. Watson’s fiance was on the scene and told NBC News 4 that Watson was the mother of a 12-year-old child and that she had worked at the Fairway supermarket in Red Hook.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74682), logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or by texting tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577.