Maksim Gelman Sentenced In Slashing Of Subway Rider During Stabbing Spree

Gelman Addresses Court, Proposes To Kim Kardashian

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A 24-year-old man already serving 200 years in prison for a violent 28-hour rampage across New York City was sentenced Wednesday for slashing a subway rider at the end of his bloody spree.

WCBS 880’s Irene Cornell On The Case

Maksim Gelman pleaded guilty last month to slashing  Joseph Lozito, of Philadelphia, on a 3 train in Manhattan.

Today, he got an additional 25 years behind bars.

He alternated between bouts of mad laughter and shouted obscenities as the last of his victims spoke in court.

Lozito said he’d waited a long time to look into those eyes again.

“There’s a man in there, that was opposite me that attacked me with an 8-inch knife, and I didn’t die and, unfortunately, he killed four people and I wanted him to know that you hit me with your best shot, but I’m still here,” Lozito.

When Gelman was given his chance to speak, it was a bizarre statement went into the court record.

“All I have to say,” said Gelman, “…is Kim Kardashian, will you marry me? I’ll make it last more than 72 days.”

The judge called him wicked and evil.

Gelman was sentenced last month for murdering four people in February 2011 in a deadly stabbing spree, which started with a family argument over the use of his mother’s car, according to police.

After killing his stepfather, Aleksandr Kuznetsov, 54, in the family’s Brooklyn apartment, police said Gelman went to the home of a female acquaintance, Yelena Bulchenko, 20, where he killed her 56-year-old mother.  Police said he waited hours for Bulchenko to return and then stabbed her 11 times.

Gelman then stabbed a man during a carjacking before plowing into pedestrian Stephen Tanenbaum, 62, who died from his injuries. Authorities said he then attacked a livery cab driver and another man in a separate carjacking.

  • Officer Joe Bolton

    She would marry a frog if there was money in it

  • diver

    Too bad he wasn’t doing his time in Hondorus.

  • vlad

    Send this garbage to Sibiria

  • vlad

    He would be long dead in russian prison

  • Liberals Are Evil

    The day I hear that this filthy maggot was beaten to death in jail, I will celebrate big time. Someone please squash this disgusting parasite quickly and save taxpayers money.

  • Wrapper

    Top Russian export.

  • Why Bother

    Why waste taypayer money housing and feeding this animal? Anyone sentenced to 200 years should be put to death quickly.

    • Liberals Are Evil

      You can thank the filthy liberals for this.

      • LG

        Oh yeah you idiot…even in red neck states filth sentenced to die spend decades living off tax payers.

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