US girl pushed in entrance of practice was a high-flying exec and long-time volunteer, Latest World News


The “smart, funny and big-hearted” girl pushed in entrance of a practice in New York had for years volunteered and labored for the homeless. Which makes it all of the extra tragic that she seems to have died by the hands of a homeless man.

The New York Daily News described Michelle Alyssa Go, 40, as a charity activist and advocate for the homeless.

She was pushed in entrance of an oncoming subway practice on the Times Square station on Saturday (Jan 15) morning.

A 61-year-old man, Simon Martial, described as a “subway vagrant” was arrested and had reportedly confessed to pushing her.

Martial, who was mentioned to have a prison background, fled the scene however later turned himself in. He has been charged with homicide.

“He started running with both of his hands in front of him, like, tackling,” the New York Times quoted a witness as saying.”But it was so fast, nobody realized what was going on before it was too late.”

According to the Daily News, when Martial was requested by reporters if he had pushed her, and why, he yelled: “Yeah, because I’m God, yes I did! Because I’m God I can do it!”

Ms Go was born in California, the place she took a bachelor’s diploma, earlier than taking an MBA from the NYU Stern School of Business. She had labored for Deloitte Consulting, in accordance with her LindIn profile.

The Daily News report mentioned she had volunteered with the New York Junior League, a women-led charity targeted on educating and enhancing communities, for greater than 10 years.

“She served many women and children within our New York community, helping them enrich their lives through education on nutrition,” it quoted League president Dayna Barlow Cassidy as saying.

“Michelle will be missed by many friends. We call upon the city’s leadership to urgently address the lack of mental health and other supports for underserved communities.”

An announcement launched by her household mentioned: “We hope Michelle can be remembered for the way she lived and never simply how she died. She was a phenomenal, good, sort, and clever girl who… liked to journey the world and to assist others.

“Her life was taken too soon in a senseless act of violence, and we pray that she gets the justice she deserves.”

It mentioned her buddies would say she was “smart, funny, big hearted, and a real role model”.

The assertion added that she had simply returned from celebrating her birthday within the Maldives with buddies.

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