Trending Stories. Jeffrey Conroy, 17, foreground, and other teens arrested in a hate crime murder, are led out for arraignment on gang assault charges in connection with the death of a 37-year old immigrant. Seven high school students looking "to beat up some Mexicans" attacked an immigrant from Ecuador Author: NBC New York. Mar 19, 2010 · An Ecuadoran immigrant murdered on Long Island in 2008 died senselessly at the hands of teenage thugs who went out to prey on random Latinos, prosecutors said Thursday.Author: HELEN KENNEDY.
Nov 12, 2008 · NEW YORK (CNN) -- A Latino group Tuesday expressed outrage over the slaying of an Ecuadoran man, allegedly at the hands of seven teenagers in what police are calling a hate crime. Marcello Lucero, 37, was stabbed to death in an attack that police say was a hate crime. Nov 14, 2008 · Anti-immigrant hostility has led to several highly publicized attacks in recent years in Suffolk County, including the near-death beating of two Mexican day laborers in 2001 and the burning of a Author: KIRK SEMPLE.
Sep 21, 2011 · September 21, 2011 at 2:39 pm. Shortly before midnight on Nov. 8, 2008, seven teenagers surrounded and attacked two Latino men outside of a train station in Patchogue, Long Island. Marcelo Lucero, a 37-year-old Ecuadorian immigrant who worked at a local dry cleaning store, was stabbed in the chest and left to die. Father Of Teen Immigrant Who Died After Suicide Attempt Seeks Asylum More from WCBS Radio New York 24-Year-Old NYPD Officer Among 2 Killed In Fiery Manhattan Crash. Visit site. AdChoices.
Nov 21, 2008 · Teenagers' Violent 'Sport' Led to Killing on Long Island, Officials Say. Then, shortly before midnight, prosecutors said, they caught sight of Marcelo Lucero, an Ecuadorean immigrant walking with a friend near the train station in Patchogue. The teenagers surrounded, taunted and beat Mr. Lucero, who tried to fight back.Author: CARA BUCKLEY. After several decades of fairly slow immigration, the numbers of Ecuadorian immigrants to the United States jumped dramatically during the 1990’s. A drop in Ecuadorian petroleum revenue combined with a 60 percent inflation rate to devalue the Ecuadorian currency, the sucre, leaving many Ecuadorian families impoverished.