A wealthy California woman who co-founded a burn center foundation in the Los Angeles area was sentenced to 15 years to life in prison Monday for the hit-and-run killings of two children while they were in a crosswalk more than three years ago.

Rebecca Grossman was speeding when she struck and killed Mark Iskander, 11, and his brother Jacob, 8, while they were in a crosswalk in the Los Angeles-area city of Westlake Village on Sept. 29, 2020.

“The loss of these two innocent lives has devastated their family and our community. Ms. Grossman’s blatant disregard for human life is a stark reminder of the grave consequences of irresponsible behavior behind the wheel,” Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón said in a statement.

A jury convicted Grossman in February on two counts of second-degree murder, two counts of vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence and one count of hit-and-run driving resulting in death.

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    1 month ago

    Oh Lemmy. We hate the rich! But don’t joke about it or like, hate them too hard or you get downvoted.

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      Imagine being so pathetic that you reply to your own comment to whine about getting downvoted for making a rape joke. Yes, it’s clearly everyone else that’s the problem. I made an ASCII representation of your actual issue for you.

      Self awareness meter: Empty|+ - - - - - - - -|Full

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        1 month ago

        You’ve made me repent. I’ll never tell another joke again, become vegan and spend my time drawing pictures of what your dick must look like. Pretty dang big I bet. You clearly have all the self awareness possible since you’ve disparaged mine based on so little. Seriously, print out your comment and mail it to your mom to put on the fridge.

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      28 days ago

      I get the sentiment… But what we want is justice… Rape can never be justice… And jokes about raping someone just make you look… gross.

      Remember… THEY are the monsters… Not us