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Delay to arraignment of socialite accused of killing two young brothers in hit-and-run

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Rebecca Grossman is set to be arraigned on charges of second-degree murder in the deaths of 11-year-old Mark and 8-year-old Jacob Iskander, who were killed as they used a Westlake Village crosswalk in September 2020

Rebecca Grossman is set to be formally charged with murder.

It's 20-months since 11-year-old Mark and 8-year-old Jacob Iskander were killed as they used a Westlake Village crosswalk in September 2020.

The socialite who is accused of killing the two young brothers appeared at Los Angeles Superior Court on Friday morning, and requested a two week delay to her arraignment.

Grossman is now set to be formally charged on June 3, with two felony counts each of murder and vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence, along with one felony count of hit-and-run driving resulting in death.

She spoke only to confirm that she understood the process. Once Grossman is arraigned, she will enter a plea and face trial within 60 days.

In a preliminary hearing earlier this month, a judge said Grossman was playing “a game of chicken” and ordered her to stand trial.

She could face a maximum of 34 years to life in prison if convicted as charged.

Grossman has previous entered not guilty pleas. She remains free on $2 million bail.