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Marcelo Lucero

Marcelo Lucero
Marcelo Lucero, 38, who moved to Patchogue 15 years ago, was fatally attacked by seven students, all 17 and 16 years old from the Patchogue-Medford High School, according to Suffolk police. They were charged with felony gang assault. One of them, Jeffrey Conroy, also was charged with manslaughter as a hate crime for allegedly stabbing Lucero in the chest. In front of a Central Islip courtroom, Assistant District Attorney Nancy Clifford said the group plotted late Saturday to target a Hispanic stranger in a racially motivated attack.
Marcelo Lucero, 38, who moved to Patchogue 15 years ago, was fatally attacked by seven students, all 17 and 16 years old from the Patchogue-Medford High School, according to Suffolk police. They were charged with felony gang assault. One of them, Jeffrey Conroy, also was charged with manslaughter as a hate crime for allegedly stabbing Lucero in the chest. In front of a Central Islip courtroom, Assistant District Attorney Nancy Clifford said the group plotted late Saturday to target a Hispanic stranger in a racially motivated attack. « Show less

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  • Police: Man Accused of Hate Crime Had Feud with Church

    Police: Man Accused of Hate Crime Had Feud with Church
    A man arrested on charges of planting hate messages on the altar of a church earlier this week and hurling a log and a bottle at a churchgoer Friday night was reportedly feuding with the pastor over church fees, police said Saturday. No one was hurt....
  • Last Teen Sentenced In 2008 Stabbing Death of Immigrant

    Last Teen Sentenced In 2008 Stabbing Death of Immigrant
    The last of seven Long Island teenagers involved in the 2008 stabbing death of an Ecuadorean immigrant has been sentenced to five years in prison. Marcelo Lucero was stabbed in a confrontation near the Patchogue, N.Y., train station. The killing...
  • LI Teen Convicted In Hate Crime Stabbing Death Of Ecuadorean Immigrant

    LI Teen Convicted In Hate Crime Stabbing Death Of Ecuadorean Immigrant
    A Long Island teenager convicted of manslaughter as a hate crime in the killing of an Ecuadorean immigrant could be ordered to spend more than two decades behind bars when he is sentenced on Wednesday. Suffolk County Assistant District Attorney Megan O'...
  • Man Convicted Of Ecuadorean Immigrant's Murder As A Hate Crime At Retrial

    Man Convicted Of Ecuadorean Immigrant's Murder As A Hate Crime At Retrial
    A man was convicted Monday of murder as a hate crime during his retrial on charges that he beat an Ecuadorean immigrant with an aluminum baseball bat after mistaking him and his brother for a gay couple. Jurors deliberated for about seven hours before...
  • Fourth Teen Pleads Guilty in LI Hate Crime Stabbing

    Fourth Teen Pleads Guilty in LI Hate Crime Stabbing
    Jordan Dasch, of Medford, pleaded guilty in Suffolk County court today to gang assault in the first degree and fourth degree conspiracy for his role in the fatal assault of Marcelo Lucero in Patchogue on November 8, 2008. State Supreme Court Justice...
  • Levy on immigrant killing: Just a one-day story!!!

     
    Our Reid Epstein, covering the Patchogue gang killing, interviews Suffolk executive Steve Levy, who insists that the hate murder of a Hispanic immigrant would just be a one-day story if people weren't trying to pick on his policies on......
  • Steve Levy: Leaderless in Suffolk?

     
    Given the puzzling decision of some editors here to have our "hyper-local" newspaper devote its cover for two straight days to fluffy wire stories about Barack Obama instead of the hate murder of a Hispanic immigrant in Patchogue, you......
  • Lucero hate murder: Levy says he made a mistake

     
    Suffolk Exec Steve Levy was blasted both in this Spin Cycle item yesterday and in a column by Dan Janison today for arguing that the hate murder of Marcello Lucero was a "one-day story" that the media was inflating......
  • Immigrant murder: Back on the cover

     
    In an item Wednesday, we were pretty critical of Suffolk Exec Steve Levy for saying that the murder of Marcello Lucero should have been a "one-day story," and of Newsday for taking a murder off of its cover after......
  • Panning Levy II: Exec's "pitiful program"

     
    We aren't the only ones not impressed by Steve Levy's "one-day story" performance in the wake of the murder of Marcello Lucero, left. In this blog post, Pat Young of the Central American Refugee Center says the Suffolk executives......
  • Ten for a Thursday: Wielding the Albany ax

     
    Gov. Paterson's new budget-balancing plan came in for lots of criticism yesterday, as schools warned it would force them to cut staff and extracurricular programs and increase class size. Paterson's proposals have been tried before, not with a lot......