Adrienne Shelly Was Murdered

by twhalliii
November 6, 2006 11:48 AM
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According to Gothamist, Adrienne Shelly was murdered for complaining about construction noise in her building. More from WCBS, who report:

"(CBS/AP) NEW YORK -- Prosecutors have charged a man with murdering actress Adrienne Shelly, who was found hanging from a shower rod in her West Village office last Wednesday, CBS 2 News has learned. Sources tell CBS 2’s Ti-Hua Chang a construction worker has allegedly confessed to the crime. Police have charged 19-year-old Diego Pillco, of the 300-block of Prospect Avenue in Brooklyn, with second degree murder. Sources tell CBS 2’s Ti-Hua Chang that Pillco, a construction worker, apparently confessed to the crime. Pillco allegedly punched the 5-foot-2 actress after she complained about the noise he was making in the West Village apartment building where her office is located, killing her. He then allegedly admitted to dragging the body up to her office, and positioning her in the shower to make her death look like a suicide."

What a terrible, tragic and utterly stupid action. Unbelievable and so sad. Hopefully, a trial will bring justice to her family and now that the facts are known, healing can begin. May she rest in peace.

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