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Suspect accused of killing California woman with a mobility scooter is identified

connectVideoWoman fatally attacked by a man with an electric scooter

Raw video: A woman was beaten to death after being attacked by a man who is an electric scooter as a weapon. Authorities say the victim was pronounced dead at the scene in Long Beach, California.

The suspect accused of murdering a woman with an electric scooter in California on Monday has been identified by the police.

Amad Rashad Redding, 27, was arrested and accused of murder in the death of a 63-year-old Rosa Elena Hernandez, Long Beach Police Department said.

Amad Rashad Redding, right, was charged with the murder of Rosa Elena Hernandez, left.
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Salvation allegedly attacked Hernandez in Long Beach. Investigators responded to reports of “an assault with a deadly weapon,” and found Hernandez on the scene “with a significant injuries to her upper body.”

The 27-year-old ” physical violence to the victim, and then proceeded to use a motorized scooter as a weapon during the attack,” police said.

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“I’ve never heard of something like this,” a neighbor told KTTV earlier this week. “We have been living here for years, since ’93, and this is the first time that such a thing has happened.”

Redding was taken into custody about four hours after the attack without incident, according to officials. As of Monday, he was being held on $2 million bail.

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