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Topic - Erika Menendez
A woman suspected in the death of an immigrant who was pushed off a New York subway platform has been ordered to undergo a psychiatric evaluation.
A Pennsylvania beauty queen who resigned after alleging that the Miss USA pageant had been fixed says she is stunned by an arbitrator's ruling that she must pay the pageant organization $5 million for defamation.
A woman who told police she shoved a man to his death off a subway platform into the path of a train because she has hated Muslims since Sept. 11 and thought he was one was charged Saturday with murder as a hate crime, prosecutors said.
"There is no reason. I just pushed him in front of the train because I thought it would be cool," she said, according to the Queens district attorney’s office.
Erika Menendez was charged Saturday night with murder as a hate crime after she told police she spontaneously pushed Sunando Sen, according to prosecutors.