Skip to comments.Man gets life sentence in 2011 violence spree
Posted on 01/18/2012 2:52:10 PM PST by Thunderballer
NEW YORK A 24-year-old man who pleaded guilty to murder and other crimes in a violent stabbing rampage in New York City last winter was sentenced Wednesday to 200 years in prison during a hearing in which he hurled epithets at one of his victims and was told by the judge that he was a "sociopath."
Maksim Gelman, born in Ukraine, pleaded guilty in November in Brooklyn to murder and other charges in the spree in February 2011, which included stabbing his stepfather and two others to death, fatally running down a pedestrian, stealing a car and attacking a subway passenger.
On Wednesday, he was sentenced to the maximum sentence for each of 13 counts; some of the sentences will run consecutively, resulting in the 200-year term.
"You are a violent predator and sociopath," Judge Vincent Del Giudice said.
Gelman's deadly spree on Feb. 11 started with a family argument over whether he could use his mother's car.
He stabbed his stepfather to death in their Brooklyn home, then took off in the car and drove to the home of an acquaintance, Yelena Bulchenko. Bulchenko's friends have said he was obsessed with the 20-year-old woman and imagined a romantic relationship with her.
She wasn't home, but Gelman stabbed her 56-year-old mother to death, then waited nearly nine hours with the body for the daughter to return. When she walked in, he stabbed her 11 times, killing her, authorities said.
On Wednesday, Gelman interrupted Bulchenko's boyfriend, Gerard Honig, telling him he had fallen in love "with a heroin addict," to which Honig responded, "You can burn in hell."
Gelman was then removed from the courtroom for a short time.
After stabbing Bulchenko, Gelman left the home, rear-ended a car and wildly stabbed at the driver, authorities said. The driver survived.
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Time to lock and load if you haven't already done so. Oh Wait its NY Never mind. Support him for the rest of his life. nice going.
So we dump this pieece of garbage in the landfill instead of sending it into the incinerator.
Doesn’t make any sense to hang on to garbage...
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