True Crime Long Island: The Patchogue 7 - listen here

Posted: May 06, 2019 1:45 PM -04:00 Updated:

Last year marked the 10-year anniversary of Marcelo Lucero’s killing. At the time, the story made national headlines, and police said the 37-year-old Ecuadorian immigrant was assaulted in Patchogue by seven teens. Police say the teens considered attacking Hispanics a sport, known as "beaner hopping."

Eileen Lehpamer explores the "why" of the 2008 slaying of Hispanic immigrant Marcelo Lucero.

STORY: Marcelo Lucero’s death prompts changes for police and Patchogue  
STORY: Brother of slain Hispanic immigrant reflects 10 years after his death 
MORE PODCASTS: News 12 Talks Long Island

sorry to interrupt
your first 20 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 20 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 20 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login or create an account to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."