NYC subway attack victim, was pushed to her death on Saturday, January 15, 2022 by a homeless man.
Michelle Go, aged 40, was a New York City resident and upstanding citizen to those who knew her.
What was Michelle Go’s cause of death?
Michelle Go, a Chinese-American woman in her 40’s, was pushed onto the subway tracks by a homeless man at Times Square around 9.40AM on January 15, 2022.
Police do not suspect the incident to have been a hate crime and believe Go was chosen at random.
After the attack, the suspect turned himself in to transit officers, police said.
“This incident was unprovoked and the victim does not appear to have any interaction with the subject,” NYPD Commissioner Keechant Sewell said during an afternoon press conference.
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Who was the NYC subway attack victim Michelle Go?
Go was a senior manager at Deloitte – a top consulting firm – and had previously worked at Barclays Capital and Citi.
She got her B.A. from University of California, Los Angeles, and her MBA from NYU’s Stern School of Business.
She lived on the Upper West Side and was known for her volunteerism with the New York Junior League.
Junior League rep told The Post in an e-mail Sunday: “Michelle’s focus populations were seniors, recovering homeless, immigrants, and under resourced and academically struggling elementary and middle school kids and their parents.’’
Who was the homeless man who attacked her?
The suspect, Simon Martial, 61, turned himself in and admitted to killing Go.
He allegedly shoved her onto the tracks, into the path of the oncoming R train.
On Saturday night, he was charged with Go’s murder.
Martial has four prior arrests and police say he was already in violation of his parole conditions.
His sister, Josette, told the Post: “He’s been on medication for over 20 years and in and out of mental hospitals in New York.”
Martial claimed he was “God” when reporters questioned him as he was led into the police station.
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