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Los Angeles socialite accused of killing two young boys in crash

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Rebecca Grossman, a 57-year-old magazine publisher, has been accused of killing two young boys in a crash.

 

She was arrested on Tuesday night, September 29, in Westlake Village, California on two counts of vehicular manslaughter after police said she ran over Mark Iskander, 11, and his brother Jacob, 9.

 

“The children were walking with their family. It is a very tragic situation. The mother and father were able to pull the other two children back in time, and the vehicle struck the two other children,” Capt. Salvador Becerra of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said, according to ABC News.

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Mark died at the scene of the accident, while Jacob died after being taken to the hospital.

 

Los Angeles socialite accused of killing two young boys in crash

 

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Surveillance video of the collision is said to be in the hands of authorities.

 

Investigators believe alcohol and street racing may have been involved with the tragedy, per ABC.

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According to the sheriff’s department, they believe Grossman may have sped off after the collision with one of the brothers still on the hood of her Mercedes for about 100 feet before slamming on the brakes which caused the boy to fall to the ground; Grossman is then believed to have ran over him as she fled the scene.

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Police caught up with her about a mile and a half away.

 

Grossman is married to Dr. Peter Grossman, whose father founded the famed Grossman Burns Center in Westlake. She is also the co-founder and chairwoman of the Grossman Burn Foundation.

 

On Thursday, October 1, Grossman was released on a $2 million bond and is expected back in court on October 21.

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Update: Abductors of catholic priest demand ‘N100m ransom’

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The Kidnappers of Reverend father Matthew Dajo of the St Anthony Catholic Church in Yangoji village, Kwali Area Council in Abuja suburb, are reportedly demanding for N100 million ransom before the victim will be set free.

 

The Catholic priest was abducted on Sunday, November 22 around 9:47:pm. It was gathered that the gunmen stormed the catholic priest’s residence with sophisticated weapons and then whisked him away.

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A member of his church told Daily Trust that contact was established with the kidnappers on Saturday, and they have demanded N100 million as ransom.

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“And you know since he was abducted, his abductors did not call until on Saturday and they are demanding for N100 million, but I don’t know at what figure has the man who is negotiating with them has been able to arrive at,” he said.

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The insider said members of the church are facing a major problem on how to raise the large sum as it’s against the rules of the church to pay for ransom. He also stated the church is solely depending on the family members and relatives of the victim to source for ransom.

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“And the other thing we are more worried about is that when a reverend father is abducted, it is against the rules of the church to pay for ransom, except the family members, friends or relatives of the victim can take such responsibility,” he said.

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Zahra Buhari reacts to the murder of rice farmers in Zabarmari

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Zahra Buhari-Indimi has reacted to the murder of 110 rice farmers in Zabarmari village in Borno state.

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The daughter of the president of Nigeria shared a newspaper shot of the Zabarmari massacre and wrote: “My heart bleeds”.

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Zahra Buhari reacts to the murder of rice farmers in Zabarmari

 

Her reaction comes two days after Boko Haram terrorists attacked rice farmers in their farms and slaughtered them. The death toll was initially at 43 but has now been updated to 110.

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Disappointed customer shows dress she ordered and what her tailor made

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A customer who asked a tailor to make her a dress was left disappointed at what was delivered.

 

The woman shared a photo of the dress she ordered and what was delivered.

 

She explained that a friend introduced her to the tailor who then sent her 5 dresses to choose from. She chose one and the tailor charged her 70,000 Naira.

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She haggled down to 65,000 Naira and made payment for the dress.

 

However, the dress was not ready on time for her birthday.  When it finally came, it was nothing like what she ordered.

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The Twitter user was told that she probably ordered an inferior material but she explained that the tailor handled everything, including sourcing the material for the dress.

 

She went on to share videos to show how the finishing was.

 

She added that she asked the tailor to keep 25,000 Naira and make a refund of 40,000 and she’ll return the dress, but the tailor refused.

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Below are tweets shared by the disappointed customer alongside videos of the dress delivered.

 

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Disappointed customer shows dress she ordered and what her tailor made

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Disappointed customer shows dress she ordered and what her tailor made

Disappointed customer shows dress she ordered and what her tailor made

Disappointed customer shows dress she ordered and what her tailor made

Disappointed customer shows dress she ordered and what her tailor made

Disappointed customer shows dress she ordered and what her tailor made

Disappointed customer shows dress she ordered and what her tailor made

Disappointed customer shows dress she ordered and what her tailor made

Disappointed customer shows dress she ordered and what her tailor made

Disappointed customer shows dress she ordered and what her tailor made

Disappointed customer shows dress she ordered and what her tailor made

 

 

 

 

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