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Man who killed teen in Times Square rampage ‘expected to die’

19-05-2017

A man who drove a car along three blocks of pavement in New York's Times Square yesterday, killing a teenager and injuring 22 people, said he had "heard voices", according to law enforcement sources. 

The BBC reports Richard Rojas, 26, a US navy veteran who was arrested twice previously for drunk driving, is now in custody. 

Sources told AP news agency he also said he expected to die. 

Mr Rojas has been charged with second-degree murder, aggravated vehicular homicide and multiple counts of attempted murder. 

He is expected to appear in court later today.