East was a three-time U.S. Auto Club champion after breaking into the series in 2001. Police have identified a suspect in the fatal stabbing. They’re searching for Trent William Millsap, who reportedly fled the gas station before authorities arrived.
Bobby East, one of the most prolific drivers of his era and a three-time USAC National Champion driver in USAC Silver Crown and Midgets, passed away on Wednesday night.He was just 37 years old. Read More: https://t.co/59ka4ZAcYw 📸 John Mahoney pic.twitter.com/7n34s3zOtw — USAC Racing (@USACNation) July 15, 2022
Millsap has an outstanding parole warrant. Police said he should be considered armed and dangerous. The 27-year-old was described in the news release as a transient. California has a large homeless population. An Olympic athlete was allegedly attacked by a transient in Los Angeles this month in a beating that left her with severe facial injuries. This article appeared originally on The Western Journal.
🚨 #PressRelease: Homicide at Gas StationOn July 13, 2022, at about 5:51 pm, WPD officers responded to the 76 gas station (6322 Westminster Blvd.) re: a stabbing. Trent William Millsap is suspected of stabbing the victim. Read the full release: https://t.co/RWqrzwxjAi pic.twitter.com/NKGcNcrrRz — Westminster PD (CA) (@WestminsterPDCA) July 14, 2022