Elderly man gets pushed off bus and later dies from injuries

Joann Johnston
May 15, 2019

Police said the incident occurred on March 21.

According to Las Vegas Now, 25-year-old Cadesha Bishop was arrested for pushing the man as he was attempting to get off the bus following a verbal argument.

In the video, a suspect is seen pushing Serge Fournier with both hands down the front steps of the bus.

She's facing a charge of open murder on an elderly-vulnerable person.

The victim refused medical treatment at the time and died from his injuries on April 23.

His family notified the Las Vegas police on May 3 and Bishop was arrested May 6.

Police are still looking to speak with witnesses.

Bishop, who was reportedly yelling and swearing at others on the bus, allegedly pushed Fournier after he asked her to be nicer to other passengers.

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A preliminary hearing for her is scheduled for May 21.

Bishop was identified in part due to the "Love" emblem on her jacket and her son's distinctive Spider-Man rucksack, reports The Las Vegas Sun.

Homicide detectives took over the investigation and determined a woman had been arguing with people on the bus.

His friend Trevor Taylor told the news station Mr Fournier was a "wonderful person".

"No matter what his age, she should not have done that". Police said he was bleeding from the head when he was found.

"He was an excellent neighbor. People need a little more patience than what they have these days", said Taylor.

Fournier leaves behind a disabled wife.

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