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Jury Prepares Deliberations for Hate Crime Trial on Long Island

Ted Hesson from Long Island Wins writes from Riverhead Long Island to tell us the latest on the trail of Jeffrey Conroy, the Long Island teenager that has been accused of killing the Ecuadorean immigrant Marcelo Lucero in a November 2008 hate attack.

Ted reports that Megan O’Donnell, assistant district attorney told the jury that to prove the hate element of the attack; she simply needed to show that Conroy and the six other defendants were searching for Hispanics to attack. Whether or not Conroy had Latino friends didn’t matter.

The jury was expected to begin its deliberations this afternoon.

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Posted at 5:04 PM, Apr 13, 2010 in Immigration
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