A prostitute met her clients, drugged them and sometimes robbed them. Four of them died from her plots.
Now, it will be decades until she walks free again.
Recently, a federal judge in New York sentenced Angelina Barini to 30 years in prison. As FrontPageDetectives previously reported, Barini pleaded guilty to charges of dealing drugs that led to the victim’s deaths.
Between July and August 2019, Barini provided drugs to her victims to incapacitate and rob them. She worked as a prostitute during some of the incidents, according to federal prosecutors.
The drugs contained lethal doses of fentanyl, prosecutors noted.
Fentanyl is an opioid that is often mixed with other drugs to enhance the effects, but a small dose can be deadly.
On July 4, 2019, Barini met with a victim at a motel in Astoria, Queens, in New York City and gave him drugs, according to prosecutors. That victim was found dead that same day. On July 4, 2019, Barini met with a victim in Woodside, Queens, and gave that person drugs that caused their death.
On Aug. 5, 2019, Barini met another victim in College Point, Queens, and again gave drugs that led to their death.
Finally, on Aug. 18, 2019, Barini met a victim inside an Elmurst, Queens, motel and drugged him with what’s described as a “date rape” drug, according to prosecutors. That victim died and Barini made attempts to dispose of the body. Three days later, the NYPD found the person dead in the motel room.
That victim was wrapped in bleach-stained sheets and placed inside a garbage bin, prosecutors said.
Barini faced up to life in prison, but the judge sentenced her to three decades behind bars.
“The defendant drugged and killed multiple people for a few quick dollars. She stole their personal belongings while they lay unconscious dying from the lethal drugs she gave them. The defendant’s substantial prison sentence is warranted by her shocking disregard for human life,” United States Attorney Breon Peace said. “Hopefully, today’s sentence will bring some solace to the victims’ families and serve as a warning to future perpetrators that there are significant consequences to these horrific crimes.”