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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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  • Ruckus over police forms: Suffolk's Levy raps Ramos

     
    Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy is returning fire at Assemb. Philip Ramos (left) in the ruckus over police forms that ask if a crime victim is a temporary resident or a foreign national. As reported by Rick Brand: Ramos......
  • Steve Levy: Sometimes doesn't tell the truth

     
    At the close of today's press conference about vandalism at a Bay Shore gay and lesbian youth center, Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy told the assembled reporters, "Thank you all very much, I'll be around for your one-on-ones." Levy......
  • Judge Sonia: N.Y. in D.C., with contentious edge

     
    Cesar Perales was seated early, before the Senate hearing room filled up. He stayed, just a couple of rows back from Judge Sonia Sotomayor and her relatives, all the way through the hours of speech making that consumed the......
  • 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'...
  • Teen Gets 25 Years In Hate Crime Stabbing

    Teen Gets 25 Years In Hate Crime Stabbing
    RIVERHEAD, N.Y. -- A New York teenager has been sentenced to 25 years in prison in the hate crime killing of an Ecuadorean immigrant. Nineteen-year-old Jeffrey Conroy got the maximum sentence Wednesday. The Suffolk County Court judge who sentenced him...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Patchogue Victim Recalled as 'Peaceful Guy'

    Marcello Lucero usually drove to get around, but he chose to walk to a friend's place in Patchogue late Saturday, his brother said. It was on that walk that Lucero, 37, was fatally stabbed because he is Hispanic, police said. Joselo Lucero, 34,...
  • Teens Charged In Racially Motivated Attack

    PATCHOGUE, N.Y. - The seven high school students accused of killing a man just because he looked Hispanic faced a judge today. The heinous crime created shock waves across the state. Long Island reporter Rob Hoell was in Patchogue where it happened and...
  • Latino Group Suing Parents of Hate Crime Suspects

    A Latino advocacy group is suing the parents of the seven Patchogue-Medford High School students charged in the fatal stabbing of an Ecuadorean immigrant, saying the mothers and fathers should be held accountable for how they raise the children. The...