By Karen Rendon
A woman who was collecting recyclables at El Camino College on Christmas Eve was killed when a man attacked her with a sledgehammer, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
The holiday killing was reported shortly after 7 a.m. Sunday when law enforcement received a call of an assault.
Officers responded to the Torrance college, where the woman was seen suffering from injuries. She was taken to a nearby hospital, where she died from her wounds the following day.
An arrest was made in connection with the attack. LASD identified the suspect as 40-year-old Jeffrey Davis. The department did not say what charges he could face.