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Police questioned a suspect Tuesday in the death of subway rider Ki-Suck Han, pushed onto the tracks and photographed while he was still alive — an image of desperation that drew virulent criticism after it appeared on the front page of the New York Post.
New York Police Department spokesman Paul Browne said investigators recovered security video showing a man fitting the description of the assailant working with street vendors near Rockefeller Center.
Witnesses told investigators that they saw the suspect talking to himself before approaching Han, getting into an altercation with him and pushing him into the train’s path.
Police took the man into custody Tuesday, but he hasn’t yet been charged.
The New York Post is under fire for publishing the photograph of Han seconds away from being crushed to death by an oncoming subway train, which prompted questions about why the tabloid’s photographer did not help…
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