Edmonton man dies from beating on LRT train

(QMI Agency files)

(QMI Agency files)

Catherine Griwkowsky, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 11:31 AM ET

EDMONTON - A seven-minute train ride has ended with one man dead and another facing a murder charge.

John "Johnny" Hollar, 29, died in a "one-sided attack" in the first-ever homicide aboard an Edmonton LRT train.

Homicide Det. Colin Derksen said Hollar was attacked and left for dead about 2 p.m. Friday on board last car of a train headed north, starting at Coliseum and ending in Clareview.

He died in hospital of his injuries on Sunday around 11:15 p.m.


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