Metro Vancouver Transit Police say this man, who was accused of verbally abusing two Asian women and assaulting another on a Vancouver bus on April 15, died days afterward of an apparent overdose. Photo: Metro Vancouver Transit Police Metro Vancouver Transit Police say this man, who was accused of verbally abusing two Asian women and assaulting another on a Vancouver bus on April 15, died days afterward of an apparent overdose. Photo: Metro Vancouver Transit Police
Metro Vancouver Transit Police say this man, who was accused of verbally abusing two Asian women and assaulting another on a Vancouver bus on April 15, died days afterward of an apparent overdose. Photo: Metro Vancouver Transit Police

Suspect who targeted masked Asian women in ‘disturbing’ racist incident on Vancouver bus is dead, police say

  • The man, identified as a 48-year-old ‘well known to police’, died of an apparent drug overdose a week after the bus attack
  • The development was announced one day after police issued a plea for help to identify a man who abused two women and beat a third who came to their aid

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Metro Vancouver Transit Police say this man, who was accused of verbally abusing two Asian women and assaulting another on a Vancouver bus on April 15, died days afterward of an apparent overdose. Photo: Metro Vancouver Transit Police Metro Vancouver Transit Police say this man, who was accused of verbally abusing two Asian women and assaulting another on a Vancouver bus on April 15, died days afterward of an apparent overdose. Photo: Metro Vancouver Transit Police
Metro Vancouver Transit Police say this man, who was accused of verbally abusing two Asian women and assaulting another on a Vancouver bus on April 15, died days afterward of an apparent overdose. Photo: Metro Vancouver Transit Police
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