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Suspect enters plea in California scooter beating death

May 29, 2019

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.

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