Rebecca Grossman found guilty of murdering two young siblings

Time Of Info By TOI Desk Report   February 24, 2024   Update on : February 24, 2024

Rebecca Grossman
Rebecca Grossman, right, along with her lawyer.

A Los Angeles jury on Friday found Rebecca Grossman, co-founder of the Grossman Burn Foundation, guilty of killing two young brothers who were crossing a street in Westlake Village when her speeding Mercedes hit them in 2020.

Rebecca, 60, was convicted on two counts of murder for 11-year-old Mark Iskander and his 8-year-old brother, Jacob.

Besides, the jury of nine men and three women found guilty of two counts of vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence and one felony count of hit-and-run driving.

Grossman could face 34 years to life in state prison, reports CBS News. 

After the jury read the verdict, the boys’ mother Nancy Iskander said they have been waiting for this for 3.5 years. She added they are super thankful for the prosecution as they worked tirelessly,” she added.

The boys’ father Karim Iskander said they can finally move on. They have been waiting for closure.

Honestly, they have been waiting for Grossman to apologize and to take responsibility, added Karim Iskander.

Prosecutors, during the trial, claimed Grossman hit the children while crossing a street and drove away.

A white Mercedes-Benz SUV matching Grossman’s debris left at the scene, according to the District Attorney’s Office. Grossman was allegedly speeding down the street and impaired.

A detective testified that Grossman’s sobriety test showed that she was legally drunk with a blood-alcohol content level of .08%.

However, as a result of a $2 million bond, Grossman remained free throughout the trial.


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