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Carlos Castro

Renato Seabra

Portuguese Model To Be Sentenced For Murder Of TV Journalist

A Portuguese model was awaiting sentencing this weekend, after being convicted of the murder of his lover in a Manhattan hotel room.

12/02/2012

Renato Seabra

Trial Continues In Case Of TV Journalist Killed In NYC Hotel Room

In the week before television journalist Carlos Castro, 65, was allegedly brutally murdered in by his young lover, Renato Seabra (who was then 21), a witness said he showered the male model with gifts.

10/10/2012

Attorney David Touger, left, speaks on behalf of defendant Renato Seabra, right, at State Supreme court, Friday, June 3, 2011, in New York. (credit: Louis Lanzano/AP Photo)

Portuguese Model Renato Seabra Plans Insanity Defense In Times Square Hotel Castration Slaying

Seabra’s lawyers filed notice that he plans to argue he was so mentally ill that he didn’t know what he was doing was wrong.

06/03/2011

Renato Seabra, right, appears in the courtroom at State Supreme Court in New York on Friday, April 8, 2011, sitting next to an interpreter, left. (credit:  Louis Lanzano/AP)

More Psych Evaluation In NYC Hotel Castration Killing Case

A doctor will pay a second visit to a Portuguese model accused of castrating and killing a TV journalist in New York before his lawyer decides whether to pursue a psychiatric defense.

04/29/2011

Renato Seabra, right, appears in the courtroom at State Supreme Court in New York on Friday, April 8, 2011, sitting next to an interpreter, left. (credit:  Louis Lanzano/AP)

No Decision On Psychiatric Defense In Midtown Hotel Castration Murder

A lawyer for a Portuguese model charged with castrating and killing a TV journalist said he hopes to decide soon whether to pursue a psychiatric defense.

04/08/2011

Renato Seabra

DA: Portuguese Journalist Castrated With Corkscrew

Renato Seabra, 21, remained silent at his arraignment in Manhattan State Supreme Court. His lawyer entered a not-guilty plea on his behalf.

02/02/2011

Times Square - New York, NY - File / Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

Slaying Victim’s Ashes Scattered Down Subway Grate

Authorities say Castro was castrated and killed in a Manhattan hotel room on January 7.

01/17/2011

Renato Seabra

Court Documents Detail Hotel Killing Of Portuguese Journalist

Model Renato Seabra admitted castrating 65-year-old Carlos Castro at the InterContinental New York Times Square hotel, according to a court document.

01/14/2011

Renato Seabra

Portuguese Model Awaiting Arraignment In Hotel Slaying

A Portuguese male model has been charged with murder in the slaying of a celebrity Portuguese television journalist, who was found castrated and bludgeoned to death in a New York City hotel, police said Monday.

01/10/2011

Renato Seabra

Portuguese Model In Custody; Companion Castrated

A male model who had recently been a contestant on a Portuguese reality TV show was taken into police custody hours after his companion, a celebrity Portuguese television journalist, was found castrated and bludgeoned to death in a New York City hotel.

01/09/2011

InterContinental New York Times Square Hotel

Investigation Continues In Midtown Hotel Murder

Police are still on the scene investigating the gruesome murder of a Portuguese journalist at the Inter-Continental New York Times Square Hotel.

01/08/2011