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The A train turned into a death ride for two people found fatally stabbed at opposite ends of the subway’s route, police said.
Cops are probing whether the slayings — a man found dead in his subway seat at 11:20 p.m. Friday at the A train’s Mott Avenue and Beach 22nd Street Station in Queens, and a woman discovered two hours later underneath a seat, with mortal stab wounds, at the line’s northernmost stop in Manhattan — are connected.
“We don’t know. That’s something the detectives will determine,” an NYPD spokeswoman said.
The A train was shut down between Far Rockaway and Broad Channel in Queens early Saturday while police investigated.
And in between the revelations of the deaths, a man was being knifed while waiting at a different A train platform, authorities said.
Just 10 minutes after the apparently homeless man was found dead in Queens, a 67-year-old man waiting at the A train stop at Fort Washington Avenue and West 181st Street stop was accosted by a crazed attacker.
“I’m going to kill you!” the attacker yelled as he stabbed the victim, who was using a walker, in the knee and hip, police said. The victim was taken to Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center for treatment.
The attack is eerily reminiscent of a Feb. 6 assault on a Brooklyn straphanger, who was stabbed by a knife-wielding man who told him, “You’re going “to die today.”
The male victim, apparently homeless, had been stabbed multiple times in the neck and torso and was declared dead at the scene, police said.
The woman, 44, was taken to New York Presbyterian-Allen Hospital, where she was declared dead, according to authorities.
Her father, who said his daughter had been living in homeless shelters since the 1990s and had mental health issues, was shocked to learn of her death.
“Oh my god…She died!” he told The Post. “Oh my God. My Jesus, father. Did they catch who did it? She don’t listen and she keeps riding these trains. The trains are not safe. Anything can happen. …I loved everything about her, but she doesn’t listen.”
There are no arrests and the investigation is ongoing.
Mayor de Blasio recently waved off NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea’s public concerns of a recent spate of subway attacks, which included a straphanger shoved onto the tracks.
Additional reporting by Larry Celona
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