New York Prostitute With One Leg Dies After Being Knocked From Wheelchair
Saturday, August 23, 2008
New York police said Friday a prostitute with only one leg was murdered in Brooklyn after a client hit her on the head and she fell out of her wheelchair, hitting her skull against a wall, the New York Post reported.
Elizabeth Acevedo, 38, was found unconscious in a 13th-floor hallway of the apartment building where she lived in the Boerum Hill neighborhood of Brooklyn.
Acevedo died Friday morning in the Long Island College Hospital after being removed from life support, the Post reported.
She wore a prosthetic leg, but also used a wheelchair after losing her leg in a train accident. The prostitute had 67 previous arrests for prostitution and drug charges
Investigators are looking for a suspect, who they believe was a client who hit Acevedo over the head with a heavy object.