Huffpost New York

Julio Acevedo Hit-And-Run Case: Mother Defends Suspect In Fatal Crash As 'Mr. Mom,' Not A 'Monster'

Posted: Updated:
JULIO ACEVEDO HIT AND RUN
AP
Print

NEW YORK -- The mother of the man charged in a hit-and-run crash that killed a pregnant woman and her husband says her son is not a "monster."

Dalia Wyatt tells the Daily News (http://nydn.us/X9ScIc) that defendant Julio Acevedo (ah-seh-VAY'-doh) is "not the monster they're portraying him to be," and that he's "beautiful with his children. He's like Mr. Mom."

His wife, Dorothy Acevedo, agrees. She says he quit his job after their second daughter was born to become a stay-at-home dad.

On Wednesday, a grand jury indicted Acevedo on charges of leaving the scene of an accident.

Police say Acevedo was speeding on March 3 before crashing into the hired car carrying Nachman (NAHK'-muhn) and Raizy Glauber (RAY'-zee GLOW'-bur).

The couple's baby was delivered by cesarean section after the wreck, but died a day later.

___

Information from: Daily News, http://www.nydailynews.com

Earlier on HuffPost:

Close
Satmar Hasidic Community Mourns Death Of Pregnant Couple
of
Share
Tweet
Advertisement
Share this
close
Current Slide

Suggest a correction

Around the Web

Brooklyn Hit-and-Run Update: Julio Acevedo indicted in fatal crash that killed ...

Suspect in Crash That Killed 3 Turns Himself In

Julio Acevedo, alleged Williamsburg hit-and-run driver, due back in court on Wed.

Julio Acevedo arraigned in hit-and-run that killed Orthodox couple

Julio Acevedo Charged With Killing an Orthodox Couple in Hit-and-Run

'Hit-run' demon indicted in crash that killed Brooklyn couple, unborn child

Julio Acevedo's parole promise not kept

Julio Acevedo, suspect in triple fatal hit-and-run, indicted for leaving scene ...

Brooklyn crash suspect Julio Acevedo indicted in Glaubers' hit-and-run deaths