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California socialite charged with murder in death of two young boys


#Socialite #Rebecca #Grossman has been charged with murder and vehicular manslaughter for allegedly plowing her #Mercedes-Benz into two young boys in #Los #Angeles, according to reports.

#Grossman, 57, was arrested #Sept. 29 after police said she struck and killed #Mark #Iskander, 11, and his 9-year-old brother, #Jacob, as they crossed the street with their family in LA’s #Westlake #Village.

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UNIVERSAL CITY, CA – MAY 18: #Rebecca #Grossman #Grossman accepts the #Betty #Fisher #Legacy #Award at #Evening of #Hope 2017 at #Sheraton #Universal on #May 18, 2017 (#Photo by #Rebecca #Sapp/Getty #Images for #Haven #Hills)

#Grossman, the former publisher of #Westlake #Magazine and wife of prominent plastic surgeon #Peter #Grossman, has been hit with the felony charges, KTLA-TV said #Wednesday.

#She is charged with two counts each of murder and vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence, the station said.

#Grossman also faces one count of hit-and-run driving resulting in death.

#Authorities said at the time of the incident that speeding and alcohol were both factors.

The boys were crossing a three-way intersection with six family members, including their parents, at the time of the fatal incident.

#Cops said the boys’ mother tried to pull the children back, including a toddler in a stroller, but was unable to save her two young sons.

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#Mark #Iskander died at the scene and his brother at a nearby hospital, police said.

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#Police said #Grossman drove for about a quarter-mile before pulling over.



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