Times Square rampage motorist Richard Rojas greeted by supporters in court after insanity verdict
The Navy veteran who escaped jail time despite killing a teen tourist and injuring 22 others when he plowed his car through a packed Times Square was greeted by supporters in court Thursday — where a veteran judge admitted he’s never seen a case like this before.
Richard Rojas, 31, returned to Manhattan Supreme Court just a day after a jury bought his insanity defense, deeming him “not responsible” due to mental illness for the May 18, 2017 carnage.
Manhattan Judge Daniel Conviser noted this type of verdict was the first he’d encountered since being appointed to the bench in 2007, and said Rojas would have to undergo a psych evaluation to determine what happens next.
The killer driver was greeted in court by at least five supporters, one man …
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