English Thomas, of Uniondale, sentenced in murder of Yonkers couple

Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore says English Thomas drove the getaway car.

Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore says English Thomas drove the getaway car. (6/4/13)

UNIONDALE - A Uniondale man was sentenced this morning to 25 years to life in prison for his role in a double murder.

Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore says English Thomas drove the getaway car after two accomplices broke into a Yonkers home in 2010. The men killed Sandra Hackley and her husband, and shot the couple's 12-year-old daughter in the leg.

Prosecutors say Thomas is a Crips gang member, who has also been indicted on attempted murder charges in a separate shooting last year in Rockville Centre.
 

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