Manhunt as woman is strangled to death on bus during morning commute before 'attacker' flees the scene

A MANHUNT is underway after a woman was strangled to death on a bus during her morning commute.

The suspect fled from the scene before police arrived in Phoenix, Arizona.

Diane Craig, 41, was taking the bus at 8 a.m. MST on Friday morning when she was attacked and strangled, police say.

Officers responded to reports of an unconscious woman on the bus.

Craig was rushed to a hospital where she died from her injuries, according to a police.

Officers have named Joshua Bagley, 26, as a suspect in the attack. He is currently at large.

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Officials released a security camera image which they say shows Bagley on the bus around the time of the attack.

Further details of the attack have not been released.

Police have not said exactly how they have linked Bagley to the killing, or whether he knew the victim.

Officers are urging the public to call the police department or leave an anonymous tip by calling the Silent Witness hotline.

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Silent Witness is a non-profit organization that allows citizens to call in tips for active investigations without having their identity revealed, according to its website.

For English speakers, they can call 480-WITNESS andSpanish speakers can call 480-TESTIGO.


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