Miguel Mejia-Ramos on Friday pleaded guilty to three counts of first-degree manslaughter in the January killing of Deisy Garcia, center, and their daughters Daniela, left, and Yoselin. He is expected to receive a sentence of 45 years in prison.
In the end, Miguel Mejia-Ramos apparently could not bring himself to face a jury, and the man who killed his wife and baby daughters in a rage last January will meekly go off to prison for 45 years when sentenced next month.
Mejia-Ramos pleaded guilty on Friday to three counts of first-degree manslaughter for the vicious stabbing deaths of his wife, Deisy Garcia, and two daughters on the night of Jan. 18.
Miguel Mejia-Ramos has pleaded guilty to three counts of first-degree manslaughter in the January killings of his wife and two daughters. He is expected to get a 45-year prison sentence.
A Jamaica man has pleaded guilty to three counts of first-degree manslaughter in the January brutal stabbing deaths of his wife and baby daughters.
A 26-year-old homeless man has been convicted of first-degree manslaughter in the January 2012 shooting death of a Springfield Gardens resident.
Charles Dudley was convicted on Monday following a week-long trial, according to a statement issued by the office of Queens District Attorney Richard Brown.
A Richmond Hill man has pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter in the August 2011 beating death of a homeless man.
Nermal Singh, 52, pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter last week, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said.
Joseph Beer, the South Richmond Hill teenager who was at the wheel of his new car in 2012 when he slammed into a tree on the Southern State Parkway killing four of his friends, was sentenced to up to 15 years in prison Tuesday.
Beer pleaded guilty in July to aggravated vehicular homicide and admitted he was driving under the influence of marijuana on Oct. 7, 2012 when his car crashed on a notorious curve on the Southern State Parkway just before Exit 17 in Lakeview, LI. Christopher Khan, Peter Kanhai, Darian Ramnarine and Neil Rajapa were all killed. Beer survived and was found at the scene alert with only minor injuries.
A 23-year-old South Richmond Hill woman was stabbed to death this weekend after an alleged domestic dispute on a residential street in the Bronx, and cops say her husband is the culprit.
On Saturday at 6:14 p.m., police responded to a call of a dispute with a knife in front of 1538 Hone Ave. in the Morris Park section of the Bronx. Upon arrival, police officers observed Amarita Khan lying in front of the location unconscious and unresponsive with multiple knife wounds about the body. EMS responded and transported the victim to Jacobi Hospital, where she was pronounced dead on arrival.
A 28-year-old Fresh Meadows man has been found guilty of manslaughter in the March 2013 beating death of a man who was a patron at the Moka Nightclub and Lounge on 91st Avenue in Richmond Hill.
A jury convicted Kristian Sorbera, who lived on Parsons Boulevard, of first-degree manslaughter for the March 18, 2013 beating death of Deosarran Ramdulan, 24, of Richmond Hill.
A New Jersey anesthesiologist who had a weekend practice in Flushing was convicted Friday in State Supreme Court on two counts of second-degree manslaughter and 200 other charges including reckless endangerment and criminal sale of a prescription for a controlled substance.
Dr. Stan Xuhui Li, 60, of Hamilton, NJ, was found guilty of overprescribing painkillers to two patients, Joseph Haeg, 37, and Nicholas Rappold, 21, who later died of fatal overdoses.
A Florida resident traveling eastbound on Roosevelt Avenue in Elmhurst was allegedly driving drunk when he fatally struck a man near 92nd Street.
According to police, officers responded to a 911 call at 4:30 a.m. on Saturday.
The plan for Select Bus Service along Woodhaven Boulevard and the epidemic of domestic violence in South Queens both sparked blunt discussion at Tuesday’s meeting of Community Board 9 in Kew Gardens.
Councilman Eric Ulrich (R-Ozone Park), a supporter of the Select Bus Service proposal, defended it in front of a skeptical audience.
A 53-year-old Ozone Park man has been sentenced to the maximum 25-year term in prison for the 2012 stabbing death of a Parks Department co-worker at Flushing Meadows Park.
Robert Swann was found guilty of first-degree manslaughter following a jury trial in Queens Supreme Court. Justice Ira Margulis imposed the sentence on Monday.
A 29-year-old Nassau County man was killed early Monday morning in what the NYPD is calling an alcohol-related crash.
Police in the 105th Precinct said Kendall Heard of Freeport was a passenger in a 2014 Infiniti sedan being driven east on the Belt Parkway at about 4:15 a.m. by Sharlene Numa, 28, of Roosevelt, LI.
A Jamaica man whose 2008 murder conviction was overturned on appeal was found guilty again at his retrial on Friday.
Troy Lockley, 40, formerly of 191st Street, also was convicted of first-degree burglary, first-degree robbery and second-degree criminal possession of a weapon in connection with the August 2003 killing of Fabian Ceballos, 28, of Moline Street in Queens Village.
Although no one has been charged yet, the Luzerne County Pa. coroner’s office said earlier this week that the death of Bayside resident Michael Deng, 19, has been ruled a homicide.
Deng, a freshman at Baruch College, was being initiated into a fraternity during a hazing weekend at a rented house in the Poconos. As part of the ritual, he was allegedly made to wear a heavy backpack and was blindfolded while he was repeatedly tackled by fraternity members. He suffered major brain trauma.
It was straight out of a Saturday morning children’s television comedy — a man confined to a hospital is able to confound security by the ingenious tactic of switching clothes with one of his visitors and allegedly sauntering right out the door.
Only residents, elected officials and police are not laughing over the fact that Raymond Morillo, who was confined to Creedmoor after completing a sentence for manslaughter and assault, was able to do just that on Jan. 28, and get more than 1,000 miles away before he was caught at a bus station in Memphis, Tenn. the next night.
The ex-convict who escaped from the Creedmoor Psychiatric Center on Tuesday was apprehended late Wednesday night at a bus station in Memphis, Tenn.
The NYPD said Raymond Morillo was found inside a Greyhound bus terminal at about 10:35 p.m. and will be held until extradition.
A woman who stabbed her boyfriend in Richmond Hill last April has pleaded guilty to the crime.
Shirley Forbes, 64, said she fatally stabbed her live-in boyfriend, Lee Burrison, 55, in their apartment at 87-37 112 St. on April 16, 2013. Forbes pleaded guilty on Jan. 15 to one count of first-degree manslaughter.
The brother of Congresswoman Grace Meng (D-Flushing) faces possible charges in the death of an Oakland Gardens man during a fraternity hazing in December, according to published reports.
Andy Meng, 28, of Bayside is national president of the Pi Delta Psi fraternity, whose Baruch College chapter is accused of using illegal hazing practices in the death of Michael Deng, 19. Deng wanted to join the fraternity and died on Dec. 8 during an initiation weekend in Tunkhannock Township in the Poconos.
It could be said that 2013 was a good year to be a political junkie in New York City with Public Advocate Bill de Blasio being elected mayor, and Eliot Spitzer and Anthony Weiner enjoying short-lived political comeback tours.
It also proved to be a bad year to be a school advocate, a Republican seeking elective office or former state Sen. Shirley Huntley.
Days after 8-year-old Noshat Nahian was struck and killed by a tractor trailer, state Sen. Mike Gianaris (D-Astoria) began drafting legislation that would make it a felony when drivers with a suspended license kill or seriously injure someone. The driver of the truck was operating the vehicle with a suspended license.
As it stands, drivers like the one involved in the death of Nahian can get away with a misdemeanor. Gianaris also proposed the immediate impoundment of the license plate of a vehicle being operated by someone with a suspended license.
A 54-year-old Long Island City resident was sentenced to 30 years in prison on Dec. 21 for murdering his stepdaughter and attempting to kill his estranged wife in 2011.
According to the Queens District Attorney’s office, Guerino Annarumma opened fire on the victims in the doorway of their Astoria home on the day the estranged couple’s divorce trial was set to begin in Queens Supreme Court.
A horrific car accident, allegedly caused by a driver impaired by alcohol, killed one man and injured two others in Howard Beach very early on Saturday morning.
The accident happened at the intersection of 159th Avenue and 98th Street at around 1 a.m. According to police, a 2006 Ford sedan operated by James Celauro, 23, of Ozone Park, was traveling southbound on 98th Street, entered the intersection and struck a 2001 Saturn, operated by James Sinisi, 38, of Glendale, who was killed.
A horrific car accident allegedly caused by a driver impaired by alcohol killed one man and injured two others in Howard Beach Saturday morning.