More than a year after the tragedy, the suspect in a late winter hit-and-run that killed a young, expecting Satmar Jewish couple will go to trial.
According to the New York Post, 45-year-old Julio Acevedo will finally go to trial for the March 2013 deaths of Nachman and Raizy Glauber, both twenty-one-years old.
The accident occurred on March 3, 2013 around 12:30 am. The Glaubers were on their way to the hospital when Acevedo, driving a BMW at 70 mph, plowed into the livery cab carrying the couple. Avecedo fled the scene and was later captured in Pennsylvania. Meanwhile, emergency workers rushed the 7-months-pregnant Raizy Glauber to the hospital and delivered the couple’s premature son. Both parents were pronounced dead on arrival at Beth Israel while the child passed the next day.
Acevedo, who has a decades-long rap sheet, has been charged with manslaughter for the second time in his life and will face a jury starting on October 14. If found guilty, he faces life imprisonment.
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