ALLENTOWN, Pa. - The suspect in last weekend's hit-and-run crash that killed a New York City family has been returned from Pennsylvania to New York.
Julio Acevedo, also known as Julio Martinez, was in Lehigh County court in Allentown on Thursday.
Acevedo, 44, of Brooklyn, turned himself in to authorities in Hellertown, Northampton Co., on Wednesday.
Acevedo is accused of speeding through Brooklyn and hitting a vehicle with a husband and his pregnant wife, Nachman and Raizy Glauber, both 21, early Sunday morning.
The couple died. Their premature baby was delivered by paramedics after the crash, but the baby died Monday.
In court Thursday, Acevedo said he was currently unemployed and living in Brooklyn with his mother. He formerly worked in quality control for a transit bus company, maintaining vehicles to ensure safety. He has an 11th grade education.
Acevedo was arrested last month on a DUI charge. He was also convicted of manslaughter in 1987, along with drug and robbery charges. He served a 10-year prison term, violated probation, and was released in 1999, officials said.
Allentown, PA 18102