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Fil-American woman dies in NY Times Square train shoving

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Published         21 Nov , 2016      7:22 am          168 views.

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The solid American dream of a Filipina just went bust.

The Fil-Am woman identified as Connie Watton, 49, died after being pushed and shoved in front of oncoming train at the 42nd Street of Times Square station in New York city on November 8.

NYPD arrested Melanie Liverpool Turner as the suspect in the fatal train shoving witnessed by many commuters.

The victim was a resident of Astoria, a middle-class and commercial neighborhood of New York, formerly an immigrant from the Philippines.

Watton was working as a housekeeper, cook and caretaker for the family of billionaire Stephen Schwarzman, also known as the CEO of the Blackstone Group.

The hapless victim first came to the USA when she was 18 years old.

From the time she landed in America, became legal citizen and up to her death, Watton only had one employer.

She served well and good the Schwarzman family doing the most convenient and comfortable job.

The Filipina served as housekeeper, cook and surrogate mother according to Teddy Swartzman, the son of Stephen.

The fatal incident that took the life of Watton was considered by the police as unprovoked incident.

The suspected killer faces a second degree murder charge even as her attorney was claiming that Liverpool-Turner was schizophrenic.

According to New York Daily News, there were 50 people killed by train in 2015 while Watton is the 44th already for 2016.

2016_1120_melanie-liverpoolShoving suspect Melanie Liverpool-Turner handcuffed by police.

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