The boyfriend of victim Yelena Bulchenko had a near confrontation with Gelman Wednesday before the judge temporarily ordered Gelman out of the courtroom.
Maksim Gelman pleaded guilty to murder and other charges in a February 2011 spree that included fatally running down a pedestrian, carjacking and attacking a subway rider.
A man has pleaded guilty to murder and other charges in a bloody 28-hour rampage stretching from Brooklyn to Manhattan that left four people dead and four others wounded.
Maksim Gelman was ringed by guards as he appeared Tuesday in Brooklyn court. He is being held without bail.
Maksim Gelman, accused of killing four people and wounding four others in a 28-hour rampage last month, told police he had cancer, lamented his family life and said he wished police had shot him.
After slashing his stepfather to death with a kitchen knife, 23-year-old Maksim Gelman headed to the home of a female acquaintance, killed her mother, then waited patiently for hours for the young woman to come so he could kill her too, police said.
Friends and relatives of Anna and Yelena Bulchenko said a final farewell this morning to the mother and daughter victims of last week’s stabbing spree in Sheepshead Bay.
CBS 2 Producer Pam Tighe was among a handful of reporters who spoke with accused killer Maksim Gelman from his psychiatric ward at Bellevue Hospital.