A Killing That Gets Little Mention
Why is Laci Peterson more important than Lisa Eatmon? Both were 8 months pregnant when they were killed and dumped in the water. In both cases, their husbands were charged amid claims by authorities they were running for the border. But I bet you've never even heard of Lisa Eatmon, let alone seen her face every night on the cable news shows.
A Brooklyn man charged with killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend and dumping her body in the Hudson River pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder yesterday. The suspect, Roscoe Glinton II, , 42, entered his plea in State Supreme Court in the death of the woman, Lisa D. Eatmon, 33, whose body was found off a Chelsea pier on April 3. She was eight months pregnant with Mr. Glinton's child, and had been shot in the head, the police said.
Mr. Glinton, a sanitation worker, was arrested on Friday after a grand jury returned an indictment against him. Two weeks earlier, the prosecutor contended, he had planned to flee to the Bahamas with $20,000, but was arrested after driving away from officers at speeds up to 100 miles per hour on the Belt Park.
Even the husband's defenses are similar:
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