UPDATE: Police Release Name of American Woman Killed In London Stabbing Attack
Police say 64-year old Darlene Horton of Florida was the American woman killed in the stabbing attack yesterday in London’s Russell Square. Five others were injured in the brutal attack.
One British victim remains in the hospital in serious, but stable condition. The other four victims, which include one American, two Australians and one Israeli, have been discharged from the hospital.
Police also said the suspected assailant was a 19-year old Norwegian man of Somali descent. He remains in custody at this time.
USA Today is reporting that Horton’s husband was a professor at Florida State University and that he was teaching summer classes in England.
The investigation is ongoing.