NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) -- Police have charged a Brooklyn man with murder after his roommate’s dismembered body was found inside their Sheepshead Bay apartment, authorities said Wednesday.
Authorities announced that 49-year-old Sergey Mamonov was charged with murder in the death of 55-year-old Aleksandr Zilbergleyt.
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Mamonov is accused of chopping up his roommate’s body and trying to dissolve the dismembered parts in vats of bleach. Some of the vats were found in the refrigerator along with bleach bottles and bones, 1010 WINS’ Carol D’Auria reported.
Officers made the grisly discovery sometime Tuesday at 3395 Nostrand Ave., in Sheepshead Bay. When police arrived, they reportedly found Mamonov watching television.
“The guy had to be off his rockers. I don’t know, you know, to kill somebody is one thing, but to stay in the same apartment with a dismembered body,” said Glizer Valdez, who lives across the street.
Published reports said Mamonov told police he killed his roommate in a fight over a loud party. A teenager in an apartment below where the two men lived said he heard screaming and a loud noise, but he didn’t call the police because the sounds ended very quickly, D’Auria reported.
The Medical Examiner will determine the cause of death.
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