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Julio Acevedo arrested in triple fatal hit-and-run

Suspect in deadly Brooklyn hit and run to surrender?Julio Acevedo, the suspect in the  triple hit-and-run that killed a young couple and their unborn baby,  has been arrested by the NYPD in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

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‘I want to turn myself in’: Suspect in hit-and-run that killed a family

Julio Acevedo

Julio Acevedo, the man who is accused of fleeing the scene of an accident in Brooklyn that left a young couple and their premature baby dead, has been indicted.

Acevedo was indicted on the charge of leaving the scene of an accident Wednesday morning in state Supreme Court in Brooklyn. Acevedo was not present for the hearing. Additional charges against him are expected, including criminally negligent homicide in the March 3 accident.

Acevedo was allegedly speeding in a borrowed BMW sedan when he crashed his car into a livery cab that was taking the young Hasidic couple, Nachman and Raizy Glauber, to the hospital. The wife was seven months pregnant with their first child, a boy. She was experiencing pains that prompted the midnight trip  to the hospital through Williamsburg. The child was delivered through Caesarean section but later died.

Acevedo  went into hiding, ultimately turning himself in to NYPD detectives near Bethlehem, Pa., last week.

Suspect in tragic hit-and-run nabbed in Pennsylvania

The suspect in the Brooklyn hit-and-run crash that killed a young Hasidic couple and their premature son has waived extradition in Pennsylvania and is coming back to New York.

Julio Acevedo has been on the run since early Sunday morning when he allegedly crashed his borrowed BMW into a livery cab carrying the young couple in Williamsburg, Brooklyn the fled on foot. Nathan and Raizy Glauber were on their way to the hospital when the accident happened. Raizy Glauber, who was six-months pregnant, had been experiencing pains. Their child initially survived but died the next day.

Nathan and Raizy Glauber were killed in the tragic Brooklyn crash Sunday. Their premature baby died the next day.

Nathan and Raizy Glauber were killed in the tragic Brooklyn crash Sunday. Their premature baby died the next day.

In a surrender brokered by friend Derrick Hamilton, Acevedo, 44, met police in a convenience store parking lot near Bethlehem wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt, trying to hide his face from cameras. Hamilton – who met police at Grand Central Terminal and drove with them to Pennsylvania – will not face charges.

Acevedo said nothing as he was arrested on charges of leaving the scene of an accident and was ordered held without bail overnight in a Bethlehem jail. He later told Judge Wayne Maura of the Lehigh District court that he had finished the 11th grade, was unemployed and lived in Brooklyn.

Leaders in the couple’s Orthodox Jewish community are calling for Acevedo to face murder charges.

Acevedo – who has a long rap sheet which includes a conviction for manslaughter, drug and robbery charges – was arrested last month on charges of driving under the influence.

Julio Acevedo, the suspect in the triple hit-and-run that killed a young couple and their unborn baby,  has been arrested by the NYPD near Bethlehem, Pa.

Acevedo turned himself in to authorities at a Turkey Hill Mini Market in Bethlehem, PA, after a friend, Derrick Hamilton, helped authorities set up the meeting, according to CNN.  Acevedo, who planned to turn himself in, was given a description of the unmarked cars a Deputy U.S. Marshal and detectives were arriving in.

Police described him as ‘cooperative’; he was taken to the Pennsylvania State police barracks-Troop M to await extradition.

Acevedo allegedly fled the scene of the accident in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, about midnight Sunday, that killed the young Hasidic couple, Nathan and Raizy Glauber, who were being rushed to the hospital in a livery cab. The wife was pregnant with their first child, and she had been experiencing pains that prompted the trip to the hospital. Their son survived the accident but died on Monday.

Acevedo has been in hiding, but had  expressed remorse and said he planned to turn himself in.  He told reporters Tuesday that he was fleeing from someone who was shooting at him at the time of the accident.

Acevedo has a long rap sheet, and served prison time for a murder in 1987.  Before Sunday’s crash, he was already in hot water in a drunken-driving case.

As authorities continue their manhunt for Julio Acevedo – the man suspected of fleeing the scene of crash that killed an expectant couple as well as their newborn in Brooklyn – reports say he is expected to surrender to police soon.

Dan Mannarino has more in this report.

(BROOKLYN) - Julio Acevedo is speaking in hiding. In a report on Tuesday, Acevedo says he is on the run after someone fired shots at him Sunday morning before a deadly crash in Brooklyn.

The 44-year-old career criminal is alleged to have been behind the wheel of a BMW Sunday morning that killed Nachman and Raizy Glauber, both 21,  as they were heading to the hospital via a livery service.  Their 7-month-old son who was born as a result of the accident died prematurely on Monday.
As word spread late Tuesday morning that arguably the most wanted man in the city was captured. The media began gathering at the 90th precinct in Williamsburg.

The NYPD says that no arrest was made, but the 44-year-old Acevedo who was arrested for DUI in February did express remorse to the New York Daily News and says that he plans to turn himself in.
Shortly after Acevedo indicated he would be meeting with authorities, members of the community began to express their outrage and pain, and to demand justice.
PIX 11 News did go to the Bronx building and knocked on the unit where the woman whose name was listed on the registration of the BMW lived.  A voice from inside said, “Go away.”

The NYPD is anticipating an arrest shortly as detectives out of the 90th precinct and a one from the accident investigation squad work on the second floor to try and track down Acevedo.

One detective telling PIX 11 News that due to the heightened animosity of the community in all likelihood Acevedo will turn himself in at another precinct.

(Williamsburg, Brooklyn) - Police believe 44-year-old Julio Acevedo is the man responsible for wiping out an entire family in a tragic hit-and-run car accident.

Police believe Acevedo was behind the wheel of a gray BMW when it went crashing into a black Toyota Camry livery cab late Saturday night.  Passengers Nathan Glauber and his wife, Raizel, who was 7-months pregnant, were rushing to the hospital for what they believed were premature labor pains.

An eyewitness spoke exclusively to PIX11 and said she was in her own car when she saw the horrible accident unfold. The young woman, who asked not to be identified, said she saw Acevedo speed around her car recklessly on Kent Avenue right before he crashed into the driver’s side of the cab carrying the Glaubers.

BMW

The BMW police believe Julio Acevedo was driving when it slammed into a livery cab, killing a couple and their unborn child.

Acevedo in the meantime apparently showed no feelings even in the moments before he took off in this hit and run.

“We saw the driver of the BMW get out of his car he didn’t look injured, come look in the other car then get back in his car,” said the witness.  Acevedo has a lengthy arrest record and has served time in prison.  He has eight prior arrests including for murder, robbery and DWI.

Tragically, the young couple who married just a year ago lost their lives. Their premature baby boy was delivered at Bellevue Hospital, but sadly passed away Monday morning.

Couple killed

Passengers Nathan Glauber and his wife, Raizel, who was 7-months pregnant, were rushing to the hospital for what they believed were premature labor pains.

In the meantime, community leaders and residents are not wasting any time and urged for action at the intersection of Kent and Wilson, where they said accidents occur several times a month. Local lawmakers even called for harsher penalties against those who leave the scene of an accident.

Memorial

The child of Nathan and Raizel Glauber will be buried next to them in upstate New York.

suspect-identified

Cops have identified the driver who they say was behind the wheel of a BMW involved in a tragic hit and run the past weekend that killed a Brooklyn couple and their unborn child.

According to authorities, the suspect is identified as 44-year-old Julio Acevedo. Cops say Acevedo was the driver of a BMW that crashed into a livery cab that the couple was riding in Sunday  morning.

A $5,000 reward is now being offered for information leading to his arrest.

Officials release the new details in the case less than 12 hours after the unborn baby – which was delivered prematurely after the crash – succumbed to his injuries.

The  baby boy weighed about three pounds and suffered serious brain and other internal injuries.

The couple, identified as Nathan and Raizi Glauber were both just 21 years old and so excited to be starting a family. She was seven months pregnant.

“They were one soul. This is a terrible tragedy,” said Sarah Gluck, one of the victim’s first cousin.

Now it seems the entire Satmar community of Williamsburg is in mourning after the young family’s death.

They were killed as they rushed to a Cobble Hill hospital because she was having early labor pains, officials said.

Police say the Glaubers were riding in the back of a 2008 Toyota Camry livery cab heading west on Wilson Street when they collided with a 2010 gray BMW Sedan heading north on Kent Avenue.

The pregnant woman was thrown from the cab and landed under a nearby parked tractor trailer.

She was rushed to Bellevue where doctors performed an emergency c section on the dying mother.  Nathan Glauber died at Beth Israel hospital at roughly the same time.

The newborn baby delivered 2 months before its due date after his parents were killed in a horrific Brooklyn hit and run, has died.

A community leader and neighbor of the couple confirmed the death of the baby Monday morning. The infant, he said, succumbed to his injuries at Bellevue Hospital just after 5:30 a.m.

The  baby boy weighed about three pounds and suffered serious brain and other internal injuries.

Cops are still searching for the driver of the BMW who crashed into the livery the couple were riding in Sunday  morning.

The couple, identified as Nathan and Raizi Glauber were both just 21 years old and so excited to be starting a family. She was seven months pregnant.

“They were one soul. This is a terrible tragedy,” said Sarah Gluck, one of the victim’s first cousin.

Now it seems the entire Satmar community of Williamsburg is in mourning after the young family’s death.

They will killed as they rushed to a Cobble Hill hospital because she was having early labor pains.

Police say the Glaubers were riding in the back of a 2008 Toyota Camry livery cab heading west on Wilson Street when they collided with a 2010 gray BMW Sedan heading north on Kent Avenue.

The pregnant woman was thrown from the cab and landed under a nearby parked tractor trailer.

She was rushed to Bellevue where doctors performed an emergency c section on the dying mother.  Nathan Glauber died at Beth Israel hospital at roughly the same time.

BROOKLYN, NEW YORK (PIX11)-  Nathan and Raizi Glauber were both just 21 years old and so excited to be starting a family. She was seven months pregnant.

“They were one soul. This is a terrible tragedy,” said Sarah Gluck, one of the victim’s first cousin.

Now it seems the entire Satmar community of Williamsburg is in mourning after the young couple’s death early this morning.

They will killed as they rushed to a Cobble Hill hospital because she was having early labor pains.

Police say the Glaubers were riding in the back of a 2008 Toyota Camry livery cab heading west on Wilson Street when they collided with a 2010 gray BMW Sedan heading north on Kent Avenue.

The pregnant woman was thrown from the cab and landed under a nearby parked tractor trailer.

She was rushed to Bellevue where doctors performed an emergency c section on the dying mother and were able to deliver a healthy premature baby boy.

Nathan Glauber died at Beth Israel hospital at roughly the same time.

The driver of the BMW along with a passenger abandoned the car and ran away from the collision.

Police have questioned the registered owner of the car who was not at the scene and is cooperating with police. At this afternoon’s funeral.

Relatives said the newborn boy will be named after his late father and will be raised by loving relatives.

“We’re all going to be there for him.”

The driver of the livery can had just minor injuries.

Police don’t know which car was at fault. The livery car driver had a stop sign. The BMW did not.

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