A two-time assassin who’d been launched on lifetime parole is again behind bars — after she was arrested on Friday for allegedly capturing a person within the neck throughout an argument at a Manhattan subway station earlier this month, police mentioned.
Earlier than being launched simply final 12 months, Rona Love, 59, had spent 25 years in jail for 2 murders she dedicated within the Nineties.
She is now charged with tried homicide in an Oct. 18 shooting contained in the 1/2/3 station at 14th Avenue and Seventh Avenue in Greenwich Village, NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea mentioned on Twitter.
The sufferer in that assault, a 24-year-old man, managed to stroll himself to the close by Lenox Well being Heart and has survived.
Police mentioned that Love may even be charged in a current gunpoint theft at a memento store in Ridgewood, Queens.
Love — a transgender lady who makes use of the title “Rona Sugar Love” — had been launched from jail in April 2019.
A few months later, Love advised the New York Metropolis Trans Oral Historical past Venture that, whereas behind bars, she was repeatedly sexually and bodily abused by different inmates and corrections officers and tried a number of instances to commit suicide.
She and her twin sister additionally skilled “bodily, emotional, sexual, psychological abuses” whereas they had been kids in Puerto Rico, she mentioned.
Since leaving jail, Love was additionally arrested July 15 in Bushwick, Brooklyn, on fees of assault within the third diploma, after allegedly drunkenly hitting a lady on the pinnacle with a brush throughout a home dispute, police mentioned.
She was launched with out bail two days later and a short lived order of safety was issued, public information present.
Her subsequent courtroom look, in that case, is ready for Dec. 11.
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