09:39 PM EDT 10/16/2013
Originally posted 02/14/2008 01:45PM
A construction worker has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the November 2006 strangulation of actress-filmmaker Adrienne Shelly.
Diego Pillco, an illegal immigrant from Ecuador who was arrested days after Shelly's body was discovered in her Greenwich Village apartment, admitted in a New York courtroom on Thursday that he killed Shelly while trying to rob her.
He then hanged her in an attempt make her death appear like a suicide, the Associated Press reports.
Originally posted 01/23/2007 03:35PM
PEOPLE movie critic Leah Rozen reports from Park City:Though there are plenty of movies that stir emotional responses at the Sundance Film Festival, for pure poignancy it would be hard to match Sunday afternoon's premiere of Waitress, a movie written, directed by and costarring Adrienne Shelly, who was murdered last fall in New York City.
Originally posted 11/06/2006 06:45PM
Police have charged a construction worker with the murder of actress Adrienne Shelly, who was found hanging from a shower rod in her New York apartment last week, the Associated Press reports.
Originally posted 11/03/2006 08:15AM
Indie film actress Adrienne Shelly, who starred in 1989's The Unbelievable Truth and last year's Factotum, was found dead in her New York City apartment by her husband on Wednesday.
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