In a heart-breaking tragedy that shocked a Long Island community, Evelyn Rodriguez was run over and killed while protecting a memorial to her daughter, who was murdered by the vicious MS-13 gang.
Evelyn Rodriguez became a spokeswoman against the horrific crime of the MS-13 gang after they murdered her daughter.
But on a horrible day in September, she was run over and killed while protecting the memorial she had set up to her daughter.
Many suspected that it was an MS-13 revenge killing, since she was publicly speaking out against the gang, but the real motivation was much more mundane.
Her attorney said it was an “accident” but prosecutors says AnneMarie Drago was trying to sell her mothers house and thought the memorial “would scare away buyers” @CBSNewYork pic.twitter.com/NagrJuwQGj
— Carolyn Gusoff (@GusoffTV) November 30, 2018
58-year-old Annmarie Drago is accused of running over Rodriguez after a fight over the memorialbecause she believed it was bring down the property values in the neighborhood.
Prosecutors say that Drago was trying to sell her mother’s home, and that she tore down the memorial in order to make sure the home sold at the highest price. – READ MORE