Woman charged with hate crime in subway death

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By Peter Johnson

NEW YORK -- New York City Police charged a New York woman with second-degree murder as a hate crime.

Officials said Erika Menendez pushed a man in front of a moving subway train because he was Muslim.

Police said surveillance video helped them make the arrest.

Once in custody Menendez told investigators she did it because of her hatred for Hindus and Muslims after the 9-11 attacks.

This is the second time this month someone has died after being shoved in front of a moving train. 

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