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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.


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.


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.