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.
It was 22 years ago Tuesday when police found the body of a young, unidentified child inside a blue and white cooler in a wooded area on the Henry Hudson Parkway and Dyckman Street.
Chaim Weiss was found murdered in November 1986. Police said the 15-year-old was stabbed to death in his sleep at the Mesivta of Long Beach.
The Nassau County Police Department will hold a press conference Tuesday on the death of 15-year-old Chaim Weiss.
Lerio Guerrero was sentenced Tuesday, 14 years after he committed the crime in the Lower East Side. He pleaded guilty to the rape charges earlier this month, according to prosecutors.