Long Island woman indicted in NYC shoving death of 87-year-old

Court records show Pazienza is charged with one count of first-degree manslaughter and two counts of second-degree assault, all felonies.

News 12 Staff

Apr 21, 2022, 12:19 PM

Updated 732 days ago

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A 26-year-old Long Island woman has been indicted in the death of an 87-year-old woman in New York City.
Lauren Pazienza,26, formally of Port Jefferson, was charged with fatally shoving 87-year-old Barbara Gustern to the ground in March.
Pazienza has been indicted by a Manhattan grand jury.
Court records show Pazienza is charged with one count of first-degree manslaughter and two counts of second-degree assault, all felonies.
Pazienza is due back in court in May.


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