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Erika Menendez

Maricela Mera (L) spoke exclusively with CBS 2 about her daughter Erika Menendez, who is accused in a fatal subway push. (credit: CBS 2)

Mother Of Suspect In Fatal Queens Subway Push Says Daughter Wasn’t Taking Her Medication

Maricela Mera, the mother of accused killer Erika Menendez, offered her condolences Friday to the family of the victim, 46-year-old Sunando Sen.

04/05/2013

Erika Menendez Perp Walk (credit: CBS 2)

Defense Contesting Ruling That Alleged Subway Pusher Is Mentally Unfit For Trial

Defense attorneys will have its own psychiatrist examine 31-year-old Erika Menendez.

01/29/2013

Erika Menendez Perp Walk (credit: CBS 2)

Subway Shoving Suspect Says ‘Bad Day’ Drove Her To Attack

The woman accused of shoving a man in front of a subway train in Queens last month blamed a “bad day” for her actions in a recent interview.

01/19/2013

Erika Menendez Perp Walk (credit: CBS 2)

Judge: Woman Charged With Murder For Deadly Subway Push Fit To Stand Trial

At a hearing on Monday, the judge ruled that Menendez is fit to stand trial. Menendez was not in court for the hearing. A lawyer hired by the woman’s family said she remains hospitalized.

01/14/2013

Erika Menendez Perp Walk (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Subway Push Suspect Has Lengthy Arrest Record; Family Reported Issues With Medication

Police say Menendez’s family members called authorities several times in the past five years because they were having difficulty dealing with her. Police did not say what the medication was.

12/31/2012

Erika Menendez Perp Walk (credit: CBS 2)

Subway Push Suspect Ordered To Undergo Psychiatric Evaluation As She’s Held Without Bail

Judge Gia Morris ordered Erika Menendez, 31, held without bail and be given a mental health exam. Menendez was arraigned Saturday night on a charge of second degree murder as a hate crime.

12/30/2012