Who was Jeanne Anne Edgar?
Jeanne Edgar was an old woman who was reportedly stabbed to death with her dog by the suspect Ricardo Saldívar in a horrific daylight attack in Los Angeles. At around 1:30 pm on Friday, March 26, the woman was walking her dog when she was attacked in Lone Hill Park in San Dimas.
A motive is yet to be ascertained, with the victim in custody.
The victim in yesterday’s fatal stabbing attack in San Dimas has been identified as 66-year-old Jeanne Edgar. A neighbor said she was a mother and grandmother who always looked out for others https://t.co/BjdK8peTRU pic.twitter.com/1fDnh4lRFu
— CBS Los Angeles (@CBSLA) March 26, 2021
How old was Jeanne Edgar?
Jeanne Edgar was 66 years old at the time of death.
Jeanne Edgar Glendora
Not much is known about 66-year-old Edgar, who is a resident of Glendora. Her family refused to talk to the media.
Woman and Dog Stabbed: Jeanne Edgar San Dimas
According to reports, Saldívar first tried to attack a man, who managed to escape and get into his vehicle. Saldívar then went for Edgar, brutally stabbing first her dog Sashi then her multiple times. Then, the man who was originally meant to be the victim got out of his car and threw a rock at Saldívar.
The rock hit his head and he was knocked unconscious by it. By the time paramedics rushed to the scene, both Edgar and her dog were declared dead.
Ricardo Saldivar Upland
Saldívar, 23, of Upland, California was booked on suspicion of murder and attempted murder, the sheriff’s department reported.
Saldívar was taken to a hospital to be treated for head injuries. “When medically cleared, the suspect will be transported to San Dimas Station and booked for murder, according to the Daily Mail. He is reportedly being held on $2 million bails.
Saldívar is scheduled to appear before the court on March 29 in Pomona.
San Dimas Stabbing
The man who knocked the attacker unconscious has been identified as Joe Cohen, whose father-in-law Tony Page was interviewed by ABC 7. Page said, “Joe was sitting in his vehicle, watching this horrific thing take place. The suspect at that point turned after killing the dog and started stabbing the lady.
At that point, Joe got out of his vehicle, looked for something. He found a rock, picked it up, threw it, hit the suspect in the face, knocked him out.
He was able to basically subdue and hold the suspect until authorities arrived.”