Asian woman killed by psycho who shouldn’t have been out on the streets

Asian woman killed by psycho who shouldn’t have been out on the streets
Darlene Stephanie Montoya, Ke Chieh Meng (Image via Twitter)

[Ed. – Is the assailant’s M.O. that she will attack anyone who doesn’t look like her, or are her preferred targets specific types?]

disturbing story out of Riverside, California may hold some lessons for activists who are still pushing the “empty the jails” narrative in cities around the country. Ke Chieh Mang, a 64-year-old woman of Asian descent, was out walking her dogs last weekend when she passed a young woman who appeared to be homeless. Before she knew what was happening, 23-year-old Darlene Montoya allegedly spun around, produced a knife and stabbed her without warning. Mang was rushed to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead. At first glance, it might be easy to assume that this was another in a recent spate of anti-Asian hate crimes, but there was more to the story than meets the eye. …

Montoya had been charged with assault with a deadly weapon in another incident barely a month earlier. The victim in that attack, another woman, was white.

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