Woman Charged With Hate Crime in Fatal Subway Push

Erika Menendez 'told cops it was ... against Muslims'

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 29, 2012 12:32 PM CST | Updated Dec 29, 2012 3:59 PM CST

(Newser) – A homeless woman detained for allegedly pushing a man to his death on New York's subway tracks will be charged with second-degree murder as a hate crime, the New York Times reports. The woman, 31-year-old Erika Menendez, "told the cops it was an...   Read full story »

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