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Asian Woman Walking Dog on L.A. County College Campus Dies After She's Attacked With Sledgehammer, Cops Say

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Dec. 30 2023, Published 10:03 a.m. ET

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A woman in California is dead after a man allegedly attacked her with a sledgehammer while she was walking her dog at a college campus on Christmas Eve, authorities said.

Around 7 a.m. on Dec. 24, the victim, identified as an Asian woman possibly in her early 60s, was collecting recyclables at El Camino College in Torrance when a man allegedly attacked her with a sledgehammer, according to KTLA.

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A passerby spotted the victim bleeding from a head wound and called for help, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

The victim was rushed to a local hospital, where she died from her injuries on Dec. 25, officials said.

Campus police reviewed security footage and identified the suspect as 40-year-old Jeffrey Davis. He was arrested, charged with murder and remains behind bars in Torrance County without bail, according to authorities.

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“It’s devastating,” the victim's neighbor Leslie Andersen told KTLA. “It’s gut-wrenching. I’m still in shock. Our dogs became friends so they would play together and we would talk. Just the sweetest woman.”


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