Executed by her father, retired White Plains, NY cop Glen Hochman
By Davy V.
A retired White Plains, NY police officer who recently received a life saving
award for keeping an unresponsive man alive until EMT's arrived,
executed his two daughters, then shot and killed himself in his garage.
Glen Hochman, 52, shot his daughters Alissa, 17, and Deanna, 13,
Saturday, inside the family's Harrison Village home, in
The retired cop also executed the family's three pet dogs.
Police were called to the home after someone called 911 when no
one answered the door.
White Plains, NY Police Commissioner David Chong said his departnent
"The department is shocked and horrified by the news of this unfathomable
tragedy," said Chong.
"We can only pray for the family. Officer Hochman served this department
and the city of White Plains with honor and integrity."
A neighbor, Howard Hollander, said the young girls were always friendly and full of life.
"The girls said hi whenever they passed," said Hollander, adding,
"I remember one was learning to drive and beeped at us as she went by."
Friends left comments on Alissa Hochman's facebook page.
One friend, Richard Esposito, perhaps summed it up best with this comment:
"RIP Alissa !!! You will be missed!! This world has gone mad!! Who does this!
Can't believe what I have heard. In shock"
Note: this is the second former White Plains, NY cop to die violently this year.
On January 18th, former White Plains, NY Police officer Steven Hart, a
12- year veteran of the department, was killed in a fiery crash when
according to officials, his car "left the roadway at a high rate of speed",
drove into the woods, and hit a tree before exploding in flames.
Steven Hart had been fired by the White Plains Police Department in 2013,
for using a racial slur during a police standoff where Kenneth Chamberlain,
an African-American man was shot and killed by White Plains Police on
November 19, 2011.