Woman With Ties to New Brunswick Sentenced For Role in NY Murder

WHITE PLAINS, NY—A local woman with ties to New Brunswick and Manville has been sentenced to three years in federal prison for her role in an out-of-state murder that took place on August 24, 2014.

Almost two years after the killing, 29-year-old Andrea Beatty, was sentenced by sentenced Judge Kenneth Karas on August 11.

She pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit robbery, conspiracy to distribute drugs, aiding and abetting a robbery, and aiding and abetting a murder.

Authorities said that 25-year-old Ryan Ennis was stabbed to death in a botched drug deal that took place at Ennis' residence in Ossining, New York.

The murderer, 35-year-old Manville resident Anthony Grecco, received a life sentence for the killing.  He was sentenced by the same judge one day earlier.

It's not immediately clear what sentence Sean Ingram, a third person involved in the crime, will recieve.

Beatty was accused of driving Grecco and a third person to the apartment, fully aware that the plan was to rob the man who allegedly owed Grecco money, according to published reports.

According to a report by the Home News Tribune's Mike Deak, "Authorities say she then drove to a rooming house in New Brunswick, where Grecco handed her $8,900 in cash, took a shower and asked her where he could dispose of a garbage bag filled with the clothes he had been wearing."

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