A New York City judge has ruled that videotaped confessions by a man charged with killing a boy who vanished in 1979 can be used at his upcoming murder trial.
New Jersey State Police on Thursday released updated sketches they hope will lead to an identification in the case of a woman known as the “Tiger Lady.”
The murder of restaurant owner Jose Martinez in Washington Heights is 1986 was a cold case that went unsolved until the victim’s daughter, using the internet, tracked down the confessed killer.
Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said Richard Thomas was arraigned on first degree rape and sodomy charges for the July 1996 attack.
Queens District Attorney Richard Brown announced the indictment of a convict for two rape cases dating back to 1997. Johnny Dupree was indicted Friday on charges of raping two women in Richmond Hill, Queens in separate attacks more than 16 years ago.
Det. Robert Dewhurst said it was a phone call to the NYPD TIPS line this summer on the 22nd anniversary that led them to crack the case.
Conrado Juarez’s lawyer contested the alleged admission to killing the 4-year-old girl long known only as “Baby Hope.”
Anjelica Castillo’s body was found stuffed in a cooler along the Henry Hudson Parkway on July 23, 1991.
Conrado Juarez, 52, of the Bronx waived his appearance before a judge Tuesday.
The woman’s remains were found inside a laundry-type cart in the rocks along the shore near Bay 20 Street and Shore Parkway in Bath Beach.
A tip came in to the Crime Stoppers phone line from a woman who said she thought she knew Baby Hope’s sister. That bit of information led detectives to the mother of the child and law enforcement officials were able to match the child’s DNA last week.
The child was believed to be between 3 and 5-years-old when her body was found in a wooded area near the Henry Hudson Parkway.
An attorney said Wednesday that the man who accused of killing a 6-year-old boy who vanished in 1979 should be released because it is taking too long to get to trial.
The murder of a New Jersey woman who vanished fifteen years ago in central New York has been solved.
Dorian Gillon, 49, was arrested Monday and charged with murder in connection with the beating and strangulation of a 39-year-old Plainfield woman in 2005.