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A Rockland County girl was sentenced to four to 12 years in jail Friday in reference to a fuel explosion that killed two people and destroyed three New York City buildings in 2015, the Manhattan district legal professional’s workplace stated.

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Maria Hrynenko, 60, was discovered responsible in November on fees that included two counts of felony second-degree manslaughter and two counts of felony second-degree assault, Manhattan District Lawyer Cyrus R. Vance Jr. stated in a press release.

Hrynenko owned the constructing at 121 Second Ave. within the East Village the place the explosion occurred on March 26, 2015, in response to the indictment. 

She and different defendants have been accused of organising an unlawful system to supply fuel to the constructing’s tenants, in response to the district legal professional’s workplace. The five-story constructing had 4 flooring of residences and a street-level restaurant.

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Additionally sentenced to four to 12 years in jail Friday for his or her roles in what occurred have been Dilber Kukic, of the Bronx, who was the final contractor renovating the constructing, and Athanasios Ioannidis, of Queens, an unlicensed plumber employed by Kukic. Ioannidis and Kukic have been discovered responsible of felony second-degree manslaughter and felony second-degree assault in November, in response to the district legal professional’s workplace.

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On the afternoon of March 26, 2015, the fuel ignited, inflicting an explosion. The decrease flooring of 121 Second Ave. buckled and caught hearth. The fireplace unfold, resulting in the collapse of buildings at 119, 121, and 123 Second Ave.

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Moises Locon, who was an worker of the ground-floor restaurant, and Nicholas Figueroa, a diner, have been contained in the restaurant on the time and have been killed.

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