Kayla Gerdes

Kayla Gerdes arriving at court in Mineola on April 10, 2012 for plea deal (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Kayla Gerdes Gets 3 To 9 Years In Prison In L.I. Doctor’s Death

Kayla Gerdes, 20, pleaded guilty in April to manslaughter and other charges in the death of retired doctor, 69-year-old Rebecca Twine.

07/10/2012

Kayla Gerdes arriving at court in Mineola on April 10, 2012 for plea deal (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Kayla Gerdes Admits To Mowing Down Dr. Rebecca Twine In Freeport

Prosecutors said on April 20, 2010, Kayla Gerdes was speeding and high on drugs when she lost control of the van she was driving and drove onto a Hempstead lawn, killing 69-year-old Dr. Rebecca Twine.

04/10/2012

Brian Steele speaks with CBS 2's Jennifer McLogan. (credit: CBS 2)

Boyfriend Of Kayla Gerdes Speaks To CBS 2 As Manslaughter Trial Is Delayed

Gerdes’ trial was supposed to begin this week, nearly 18 months to the day after she allegedly climbed behind the wheel of a van and ran over and killed a beloved doctor while high on Xanax and Oxycodone.

10/12/2011

Lutful Chowdhury (credit: Nassau Co. Police); Kayla Gerdes (credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Pharmacist Arrested In Phony Prescription Painkillers Probe

Prosecutors said they began investigating Lutful Chowdhury following a fatal car accident in Hempstead in April 2010 that left Dr. Rebecca Twine dead. The driver — Kayla Gerdes — is accused of being under the influence of drugs.

06/02/2011

Kayla Gerdes in April 2010 (credit: CBS 2)

Crime Lab Problems May Impact L.I. Manslaughter Trial

Police said Kayla Gerdes was high on drugs and speeding when she lost control of her van and struck and killed 69-year-old Dr. Rebecca Twine-Wright.

03/08/2011

Kayla Gerdes in April 2010 (credit: CBS 2)

Woman Accused In L.I. Doctor’s Death: I’m No Monster

Months after retired Hempstead doctor Rebecca Twine was killed mowing her lawn, the woman charged in her death was apologetic Tuesday and told reporters she was “really sorry.”

01/25/2011