The Extended Island girl jailed for manslaughter in the shoving dying of an aged Manhattan voice coach must not be behind bars, her lawyer contends in new court filing.
Lauren Pazienza is being held at Rikers Island pending trial on manslaughter and assault charges for the demise of Barbara Maier Gustern, right after Justice Felicia Menin ruled before this thirty day period that she was a “serious flight chance.”
Pazienza, 26, who has pleaded not guilty, was to begin with unveiled on $500,000 bail before Menin threw her back in jail.
Pazienza really should get a new bail listening to since Menin did not think about alternatives like property confinement, treatment method plans or digital checking, according to a Manhattan Supreme Courtroom filing from her lawyers.
A hearing on the subject is scheduled for Tuesday.
Pazienza, an event organizer and scion of a beneficial cesspool empire, allegedly called Gustern a “bitch” before pushing her in an unprovoked assault in Chelsea on March 10, law enforcement stated.
Gustern fell and hit her head, dying from her injuries five times later.
Gustern was a vocal mentor whose shoppers incorporated “Blondie’s” Debbie Harry.
Pazienza faces among five and 25 yrs guiding bars if convicted.