Suspect enters plea in California scooter beating death
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The man charged with beating a Southern California woman to death with an electric scooter has pleaded not guilty to murder.
The Los Angeles Times reports 27-year-old Amad Rashad Redding entered his plea on Wednesday.
Investigators say Redding attacked 63-year-old Rosa Elena Hernandez in Long Beach on May 13 and used the scooter as a weapon.
Hernandez died at the scene. Redding was arrested later that day.
Police haven’t identified a motive.
A GoFundMe campaign for Hernandez has raised more than $11,000 to date.