01:17 - Source: WCBS
Man pushed to death in NYC subway station

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Bronx resident Wai Kuen Kwok, 61, was killed by the oncoming train

The victim's wife was with him and was hospitalized for trauma

Police arrested the suspect Tuesday following the weekend incident

CNN —  

A 34-year-old man is in custody in connection with a fatal subway incident over the weekend in New York City, police said Tuesday.

Police arrested Kevin Darden, 34, on Tuesday after the weekend incident in New York City. He was charged the same night he was detained.

Wai Kuen Kwok, 61, was standing on the platform at the subway station Sunday morning when a man pushed him in front of an oncoming train, authorities said.

First responders pronounced him dead at the scene.

The victim’s wife was with him. She was hospitalized for trauma, but was not physically injured.

The suspect then fled the station.

Police would not speculate whether there was an altercation between the victim and the suspect.