Teens charged with murder in death of man struck by train

Teenagers charged with homicide in demise of man struck by prepare

Two teenagers have been charged with homicide in connection to the New Yr’s Day demise of a Good Samaritan who jumped onto Bronx subway tracks to save lots of one other man, cops stated. 

The teenager boys, 16 and 17, have been arrested Wednesday in connection to the demise of 36-year-old Roland Hueston, cops stated Friday.

The youthful teen was charged with homicide, manslaughter, theft, gang assault and assault, authorities stated. 

The older teen was hit with the identical fees, along with tried homicide and tried manslaughter, cops stated. 

The lethal incident unfolded round 2:40 a.m. on the B and D prepare platform of the Fordham Street subway station – the place an intoxicated 38-year-old man was “inflicting a disturbance” and blowing a “New Yr’s horn,” cops stated. 

One of many suspects approached him and displayed a knife earlier than a bunch of attackers started punching and kicking him, the NYPD stated.

The preliminary assault sufferer, who survived the assault, reveals his intensive accidents from the confrontation.
Gregory P. Mango

The sufferer tumbled onto the tracks as a prepare approached — and that’s when Hueston jumped onto the roadbed to attempt to rescue him. 

Hueston was struck and killed by the oncoming prepare, cops stated. 

The person he was attempting to save lots of was not struck, however was handled and launched from a neighborhood hospital for a fractured arm, cops stated. 

The assault sufferer’s mom, Basilia Paulino, was left heartbroken over the nice Samaritan’s demise. 

The assault victim's mother, Basilia Paulino, weeps for the Good Samaritan who helped her son.
The assault sufferer’s mom, Basilia Paulino, weeps for the Good Samaritan who helped her son.
Gregory P. Mango

“I’m crying for that man. I don’t know what to say,” Paulino instructed The Publish by means of tears on Monday. “He went to assist my son and look what occurred. He must be in God’s glory, that man.”

It was unclear Friday morning whether or not anybody else was being sought in connection to the incident.

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