On October 19, 2020, Irma Monroy a 25-year-old resident of Los Angeles, was arrested and booked for California Penal Code § 187(a) - Murder.
Monroy's bail, which includes an unrelated outstanding felony warrant for Assault with a Deadly Weapon, is set at $2,060,000.
She is due to be arraigned on Wednesday, October 28, 2020.
The knife used during the commission of the crime and the green bicycle were recovered at the time of the arrest.
On October 16, 2020 at 10:45 p.m., at the 7th Street and Metro train station, the suspect became involved in a verbal dispute with the victim on the MTA Red Line train. The dispute escalated and the suspect armed herself and stabbed the victim, ultimately causing his death.
The suspect is described as a female, possibly White or Hispanic, 25-30 years of age. The suspect was last seen exiting the Red Line train, at the 7th & Metro station pushing a distinctive green bicycle.
The suspect should be considered ARMED and DANGEROUS; if seen do not attempt to contact her, call 9-1-1 immediately.
Anyone with information regarding the suspect, please contact Detective Lenchuk or Detective Salas, Central Bureau Homicide, at (213) 486-8700. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit www.lapdonline.org, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips" under the "Get Involved-Crime Stoppers" menu to submit an online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.