Headlines: Spring Valley mother indicted for manslaughter, Delaware River deaths, man crashes into police cars

Here are some stories making headlines across the Hudson Valley.

News 12 Staff

Jun 29, 2021, 10:16 AM

Updated 1,081 days ago


Here are some stories making headlines across the Hudson Valley.
A Spring Valley mother has been indicted for manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide in the death of her baby boy. Marie Dorleus is accused of leaving all three of her children, all under the age of six, home alone for hours. Her 1-year-old son died after police say he somehow got trapped between a bed and a wall. Dorleus was also indicted on three counts of endangering the welfare of a child.
The Delaware River in Port Jervis claimed three lives over the weekend. The latest, a 32-year-old man who drowned at a popular swimming hole called "Goose Rock". Two bodies were also pulled from the river in Sullivan County on Saturday and Sunday.
A man who scammed an 85-year-old Putnam woman out of more than $100,000 is facing up to 19 years behind bars. James Mcinerney was convicted of several counts of grand larceny and resisting arrest. He used the alias James Bryant to pass himself off as an asset recovery specialist, swindling the woman out of thousands over a six-month period. He'll face sentencing next month.
A Connecticut driver intentionally slammed into a South Nyack police car and a Mahwah New Jersey police vehicle during a pursuit on the New York State Thruway last Thursday. Police say they found $3,000 worth of merchandise stolen from a New Jersey Petco in the car. Henry Cofrancesco is now facing several charges.

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