BART riders in South Hayward feeling unnerved after fatal stabbing

HAYWARD, Calif. (KGO) -- The stabbing that claimed the life of 49-year-old Oliver Williams took place just before the train arrived at BART's South Hayward Station at around 1 p.m. in the afternoon on Tuesday.

To see how riders felt on that same route a day after the fatal stabbing-- we rode BART from the Bay Fair station to South Hayward. It's about a 10-minute ride. Here's what riders were thinking.

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"It's crazy the stuff that's happening now," according to BART passenger Brad Merritt.

"You know, since we had the stabbing at MacArthur and now the stabbing yesterday, yes I always fear about being on public transportation with my baby," said Ghabonna Byers, who was riding with her one-year-old son Malik.

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"I want to know what BART is doing because I had no idea that someone was killed on the same train I decided to be on today," said Shelly Thomas

Surprisingly, most of the people we talked with had no idea there had been a fatal stabbing on the very same BART line that they were riding, that some of them ride every day.
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