Prosecutors said he fatally stabbed his 33-year-old girlfriend E'Dena Hines near her Washington Heights apartment building in July 2015 while under the influence of alcohol and drugs.
“The defendant is charged with funneling drugs into our city by making a Manhattan business his unwitting package receiver and, in turn, using a package delivery service as his own personal drug courier,” said DA Cyrus Vance Jr. in a statement.
A Manhattan nanny convicted of stuffing a baby wipe down the throat of a 2-month-old boy in her care, nearly killing the child, was sentenced on Monday to 15 years in prison.
The Manhattan District Attorney's Office announced that 30-year-old Lawrence Dilione pleaded guilty to one count of manslaughter for his role in the murder of 26-year-old Joey Comunale.
As prosecutors who count on parole to serve its intended purpose of rehabilitation and public safety, we believe parole in New York State is in need of reform.
Tuesday’s case is among the Manhattan district attorney’s office’s largest crackdowns on the interior-construction industry, a business that has historically been plagued by corruption.