JetBlue has provided to fly the household of slain Burger King worker Kristal Bayron-Nieves to their native Puerto Rico totally free, to allow them to maintain her funeral there.
“The homicide of Kristal Bayron-Nieves was an evil act, however one which known as our metropolis to conscience,” Mayor Eric Adams stated in an announcement Saturday.
“The outpouring of affection and help from all corners of our metropolis has been genuinely heartwarming, and we thank JetBlue for offering free flights for household to carry her funeral in Puerto Rico. We’re dedicated to giving her household the sources they want as they and our total metropolis grieves the lack of such a promising younger girl.”
The younger girl, who had simply began working at a Manhattan Burger King — and already needed off the late shift as a result of she was so scared — was fatally shot within the abdomen over $100 early Sunday, cops stated.
Winston Glynn, 30, — who beforehand labored on the similar eatery — was arrested Friday and hit with first-degree homicide and theft fees.
In video launched by police, the gunman is seen sporting all black with a black masks as he seems to order Bayron-Nieves to the register to get money.
Bayron-Nieves handed over $100 however the suspect shot and killed her anyway, her mom informed The Submit.
A viewing and wake for Bayron-Nieves will happen at Manhattan Funeral Providers, 300 East 104th St. on Tuesday, from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Her physique will then be taken to Puerto Rico for burial.