Jailed thug says he feels ‘mad bad’ 96-year-old grandmother he pushed died from hip fracture

Jailed thug says he feels ‘mad bad’ 96-year-old grandmother he pushed died from hip fracture

thugA homeless man, Hansel Ramirez, shoved a 96-year-old grandmother, attempting to push past her into the locked building she lived in. Filomena Vargas fell to the ground, shattering her hip. After a week in the hospital, she died of her injuries.

The New York Daily News reports,

Ramirez said he was staying in the Inwood building with his pal Darryl Brown. He said on the day of the fatal encounter he was waiting outside for Brown to come home so he could retrieve a “book bag and a few other things.”

That, Ramirez said, was when Vargas shouted at him to go wait across the street.

In a shocking video obtained by The News, a cane-carrying Vargas was seen refusing to let Ramirez into the building on Sept. 28 moments before the intruder barged inside and shoved the elderly woman to the floor.

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“Help me! Help me!” the prone woman cried out.

Ramirez panicked and quickly ran off, but cops were able to identify him through the surveillance video and found him hiding at his grandmother’s home.

Ramirez felt guilty when he heard she had died, “I feel mad bad,” Ramirez said, “I didn’t mean for that to happen. I definitely didn’t mean for that to happen.” Prosecutors are now considering whether to up the assault charges. This would never have happened if Ramirez had been employed and supporting himself, instead of loitering around. “My mom doesn’t want me to live with her, my dad doesn’t want me, my sister doesn’t want me, my brother doesn’t want me,” he told the newspaper. He has no one to blame but himself; as a grown man it is his responsibility to provide for himself, not his family members.


Pictured here with her son, Andres Colunna, 65, Filomena Vargas had lived in the complex since 1974 and was a beloved patriarch known for her good taste in food and strong whiskey.

Rachel Alexander

Rachel Alexander is the editor of Intellectual Conservative. She is a senior editor at The Stream, and is a regular contributor to Townhall, the Selous Foundation for Public Policy Research, and The Christian Post, and provides weekend news items for Right Wing News. She frequently appears on TV and news radio as a conservative commentator. She is a recovering attorney and former gun magazine editor. She previously served as a former Assistant Attorney General for the State of Arizona, corporate attorney for Go Daddy Software, and Special Assistant/Deputy County Attorney for the Maricopa County Attorney's Office. As co-president of the UW Political Science Honor Society, she obtained degrees in Political Science and History from the University of Washington, followed by a law degree from Boston College and the University of Arizona. She was ranked by Right Wing News as one of the 50 Best Conservative Columnists from 2011-2017.

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