Saturday, December 16, 2017
 
 
News: Page (1) of 1 - 12/19/11 Email this story to a friend. email article Print this page (Article printing at MyDmn.com).print page facebook
Suspect in NYC woman's torching due in court
Suspect accused of torching 73-year-old woman in NYC elevator is due in court
By The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) ' The man suspected of dousing a 73-year-old woman with flammable liquid and setting her on fire is due in court on murder and arson charges.

Police say Jerome Isaac was arrested Sunday and had burns on his face. It wasn't clear if he had a lawyer. Police say he said she owed him $2,000.

Deloris Gillespie died Saturday in the small elevator of her Brooklyn apartment building.



Surveillance video shows a man looking like an exterminator with a canister sprayer, white gloves and a dust mask. The sprayer was full of flammable liquid.

He sprays the woman as she cowers, then tosses a Molotov cocktail into the elevator.


Page: 1


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 





Our Privacy Policy --- About The U.S. Daily News - Contact Us - Advertise With Us - Privacy Guidelines