A New York appeals court on Friday overturned the conviction of a woman found guilty in the gruesome murder of an elderly Bronx grandmother.
According to sources, Aissante Diallo and her older sisters — ages 5 and 10 — were playing on a sofa bed inside their West 140th Street home when one of the folds came down, trapping the little girl inside, 1010 WINS’ Steve Sandberg reported.
Colin Garrett, 22, was killed after he lost control of his car, hit a fence and flipped over, according to police.
Velez, 35, was taken into custody and is being questioned regarding Tuesday’s killing of 73-year-old Julia Hernandez.
Police say 20-year-old Nicole Ottaiano is responsible for a shocking crime. Ottaiano has pleaded not guilty. Bail was set at $5,000.
Police say a 69-year-old man tried to kill himself after suffocating his mother on Long Island.
Sparkle Daniel was found guilty of second-degree murder earlier this month. Bronx Supreme Court Justice John Carter called the crime “despicable.”