Tag: manslaughter

Brooklyn man charged with manslaughter, DWI, for Astoria collision that killed his wife: DA


Feb. 26, 2024 By Bill Parry New details have emerged in the case against a Brooklyn man who allegedly crashed into several cars in Astoria last week while driving drunk, and then drove off in the wrecked vehicle to a residential block in Maspeth four miles away with a gravely injured passenger. The passenger turned out to be his wife, who later died, and the boozed driver told investigators that the couple was being followed when the collision occurred, according to the criminal complaint. Rey Perez, 27, of Caton Avenue in Flatbush, was arraigned on Friday in Queens Criminal Court…
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Astoria man indicted for deadly stairwell shove: DA

Dec. 22, 2023 By Bill Parry   An Astoria man has been indicted by a Queens grand jury on charges of manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide for allegedly pushing his 60-year-old neighbor down a stairwell in their apartment building causing fatal injuries early last month, Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced Friday. Kevin Ogara, 44,… Read more »