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New Jersey woman Heather Barbera, 42, bludgeoned her mother and grandmother to death, stole their cash and credit cards,before fleeing to Atlantic City, then, New York

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New Jersey woman, 42, kills mom, grandma before fleeing to New York
Heather Barbera of Ventnor, NJ, was arrested Wednesday after being spotted at Port Authority by New York City officers
She confessed to police that she used a nightstick to smash her mother, Michelle Gordon, 67, and grandmother, 81-year-old Elaine Rose
Barbera, 42, beat the women  to death inside their Ventnor apt on July 7
She stole their cash and credit cards, then fled to Atlantic City and, later, New York
Detectives tracked Barbera’s trail when she used her mother’s credit card at the Salisbury Hotel on West 57th Street on July 1

A New Jersey woman bludgeoned her mother and grandmother to death, then went on the lam to Manhattan, where she was arrested, police sources said.
Heather Barbera of Ventnor, Heather NJ., was arrested last Wednesday after being spotted at Port Authority by New York City officers. She confessed to police that she murdered her mother and grandmother.
Barbera, 42, beat the women inside their Ventnor apartment on July 7, swiped their cash and credit cards, then fled to Atlantic City and, later, New York, sources said.
Cops picked up Barbera’s trail when she used her mother’s credit card at the Salisbury Hotel on West 57th Street on July 11, according to sources.
She made other purchases with the card as she walked toward Times Square, leaving cops a trail of virtual breadcrumbs that eventually led them to Barbera sitting on steps near the Port Authority Bus Terminal, sources said.
The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that shortly after her arrest that day, Barbera allegedly confessed to using a nightstick to murder her mother, 67-year-old Michelle Gordon, and grandmother, 81-year-old Elaine Rosen.
Surveillance cameras caught Barbera leaving the women’s Ventnor condo on July 7. Authorities say she later went to Atlantic City, then to New York.

Heather Barbera 3.pngConfessed double homicide suspect Heather Barbera has mental health issues, her uncle says

“It’s unimaginable,” said Barbera’s uncle, Richard Rosen, who found the bodies July 8.
“It was horrible,” he told the Philadelphia Inquirer. “They were both on the floor. There was blood all over. I was hoping they were alive, even though they were dead.”
Rosen claimed that Barbera has unspecified emotional issues, and believes that she is addicted to prescription pills, according to the report.
Barbera is on Rikers Island awaiting extradition to New Jersey, where she faces charges including murder and robbery, according to the Inquirer.
She was  being held Wednesday while awaiting extradition to New Jersey, where she faces murder, robbery, and other charges. She declined to waive an extradition hearing in New York City, which is set for Aug. 8 in Manhattan.
Her uncle Richard Rosen, discovered the bodies of his sister and mother on July 8. He said he had warned the two not to let his niece live with them in their eighth-floor apartment in Vassar Square Condominiums.

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