Community Says Farewell To Beloved Slain Library Guard As Accused Killer Indicted By Grand Jury


THE HOMELESS MAN ACCUSED OF KILLING A LIBRARY SECURITY GUARD WAS INDICTED BY A GRAND JURY. AND TODAY, SIX DAYS AFTER THE CRIME, THE LIBRARY IN SPRING VALLEY REOPENED AND THE COMMUNITY GATHERED TO LAY THE VICTIM TO REST. CBS2’S TONY AIELLO REPORTS. Reporter: BRILLIANT SUNSHINE GREETED THE LARGE CROWD AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH. THE RAYS ALIGHT FROM ABOVE SEEMED FITTING TO THE FAMILY OF SANDRA WILSON, KNOWN FOR HER BRILLIANT SMILE AND WARMER DEMEANOR. HER SMILE IS WHAT MADE HER SANDRA WILSON AND THAT SMILE WILL ALWAYS BE IN OUR HEARTS. SHE MADE EVERYBODY SMILE. SHE WAS ALWAYS THERE FOR EVERYBODY, ALWAYS JUST A WONDERFUL PERSON THAT WE ALL WILL REMEMBER. Reporter: THE JOYOUS NOISE REFLECTED THE CONGREGATION’S BELIEF THAT WILSON IS AT REST IN A BETTER PLACE. EVEN AS THE SERVICE WAS WRAPPING UP, A ROCKLAND COUNTY GRAND JURY WAS INDICTING THE ALLEGED KILLER. 25-YEAR-OLD BLANCHARD GLAUDIN FORMALLY CHARGED WITH SECOND- DEGREE MURDER. INVESTIGATORS SAY HE SAVAGELY ATTACKED WILSON WHEN SHE ASKED HIM TO TURN DOWN THE MUSIC ON HIS SMARTPHONE. LIBRARY WORKERS SAY HE HAD A HISTORY OF BOTHERING WILSON. EARLY MONDAY AFTERNOON FINKELSTEIN REOPENED FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE THE ATTACK. THE CRIME SCENE ON THE THIRD FLOOR CLEANED UP, BUT MEMORIES OF WHAT HAPPENED HERE ARE FRESH. VERY SAD, VERY SAD. Reporter: SANDRA WILSON HAD WORKED HERE FOR 11 YEARS. HER COWORKERS ADORED HER AND SHE FELT THE SAME ABOUT THEM, ACCORDING TO WILSON’S DAUGHTER. SHE LOVED EVERYBODY THERE. SHE ALWAYS HAD SOMETHING NICE TO SAY ABOUT THEM. SHE JUST MADE IT SEEM LIKE A GOOD, LOVING ENVIRONMENT. Reporter: THE TEMPORARY MEMORIAL AT THE LIBRARY SOON WILL BE REMOVED. THE COMMUNITY IS CONSIDERING MORE PERMANENT WAYS TO HONOR HER MEMORY. THERE IS TALK OF RENAMING CHESTNUT STREET HERE SANDRA WILSON WAY. IN SPRING VALLEY, ROCKLAND COUNTY, TONY AIELLO, CBS2 NEWS. THAT SUSPECT, BLANCHARD GLAUDIN HAD BEEN CHARGED IN NOVEMBER WITH ATTEMPTED RAPE AT A NYACK HOSPITAL. THE D.A. IS LOOKING INTO WHY THE SUSPECT HAD BEEN RELEASED WITHOUT

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