A WEALTHY socialite who allegedly drunkenly hit and killed a 9-year-old boy and his 11-year-old brother was charged with homicide after she drove her Mercedes-Benz for a quarter-mile earlier than stopping.
Former Westlake Journal writer Rebecca Grossman was charged with homicide and vehicular manslaughter after she reportedly slammed her Mercedes-Benz into Jacob Iskander, 9, and his 11-year-old brother Mark in Los Angeles.
Rich socialite Rebecca Grossman was charged with allegedly putting and killing brothers Mark and Jacob IskanderCredit score: Archangel Michael Coptic Orthodox Church
She was charged with two counts of homicideCredit score: Getty Photographs – Getty
Police say Grossman, reportedly driving whereas inebriated, was allegedly dashing down a Westlake Village road in Los Angeles on September 29 when she plowed into the Iskander brothers as they crossed the road.
The brothers had been strolling with their dad and mom, youthful sibling, and three different members of the family on the time of the crash. Police say their mother tried to drag the 2 boys again in addition to the toddler in a stroller, however was too late to avoid wasting her sons.
Mark died upon influence, police say, whereas his brother was rushed to an area hospital however couldn’t be saved.
On the time of the crash, police mentioned dashing and alcohol had been each elements within the deadly occasion.
Grossman is the spouse of outstanding plastic surgeon Peter Grossman Credit score: Getty Photographs – Getty
Police say she drove her automobile for 1 / 4 mile earlier than pulling over Credit score: Twitter / LASD
Authorities additionally mentioned Grossman drove for a couple of quarter of a mile earlier than she pulled over.
Grossman, who’s married to outstanding plastic surgeon Peter Grossman, was charged with felony counts on Wednesday.
She was charged with two counts of homicide, and two counts of vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence.
The socialite was additionally charged with a depend of hit-and-run driving leading to loss of life and was ready to be arraigned on Wednesday.