Assault at Strawberry Plains Pike. Truck driver Idris Abdus-Salam attacked four women in the Pilot Travel Center truck park. The incident took place in the early morning of April 7th.
Three women died immediately. They were local workers. Another woman survived and is now in the hospital. Her identity is not yet known, but it has been established that she was a guest.
She will also need psychological help. The police had to save her from the hands of a madman who took the unknown hostage. They saw a bloody woman and a man with a knife passing nearby on patrol. The officers ordered him to throw the knife. They then fired back after refusing. The offender died on the spot.
The killer’s motives remain unknown. He was born in North Carolina and was 33 years old at the time of his death. He was prosecuted once two years ago for a minor offense.