Driver of a race car Bobby East fatally stabbed at Westminster gas station
Driver of a race car Bobby East was fatally stabbed at the Westminster gas station on Wednesday, then police arrested the suspect who is suspected of attacking him police said.
At about 6 p.m. Police officers were dispatched to a 76 gasoline station. They were able to find East with a knife injury in his chest. East was transported to a hospital in which he was declared dead. East was 37.
Police say the suspect, a 27-year-old Trent William Millsap, fled before police arrived. Millsap was a traveler police said and was frequented by hotel rooms located in Anaheim, Garden Grove and Westminster. Authorities didn’t say the method they used to identify Milsap as the suspect.
Police followed Millsap towards an Anaheim apartment and obtained an warrant to arrest her, Westminster police said in an announcement.
On Friday the 17th of June, the SWAT team tried to arrest Millsap to the police station. According to the report the police shot Millsap when he “became confrontational with officers and a police K-9 was deployed.” Millsap was a convicted felon who was released on probation for an armed burglary was later pronounced dead as per the statement.
Police haven’t released more details regarding the shooting.
On Friday this past Friday, on Friday, the United States Auto Club, that runs the race series where East was a participant in, announced his passing by recognizing East as a three-time USAC National Champion driver , who competed in USAC silver crown and midget races.