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Joseph Brooks

Sylvie Cachay (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Trial Begins For Man Charged In Killing Of Manhattan Fashion Designer Cachay

The trial of a man accused of killing a Manhattan fashion designer began on Friday. The victim’s boyfriend is accused of strangling the young woman to death, but his defense attorney said the evidence doesn’t add up.

06/07/2013

Joseph Brooks

Songwriter Joseph Brooks Leaves Nothing In Will For His Children

Best known from his award-winning ballad “You light up my life,” songwriter/producer Joseph Brooks killed himself using a mail order helium suicide kit.

06/23/2011

Nicholas Brooks (Photo/Terry Sheridan), Sylvie Cachay (Getty Images)

Nicholas Brooks Eyeing Plea In Death Of Swimsuit-Designer Girlfriend Sylvie Cachay

A songwriter’s son charged with killing his swimsuit-designer girlfriend in the posh Soho House hotel may be considering a plea deal.

06/21/2011

Joseph Brooks

Songwriter Joseph Brooks Apparently Kills Himself In NYC

Police say Grammy-winning songwriter Joseph Brooks is dead of an apparent suicide in his Manhattan apartment.

05/22/2011

Sylvie Cachay's parents, flanked by son David Orlando on left and Attorney Susan Karetn, on right (Photo/Juliet Papa)

Swimsuit Designer’s Dad: Accused Killer Looked Guilty

There was barely time for the parents of Sylvie Cachay to get a good look at their daughter’s accused killer but her father said he saw enough. “He didn’t face us, he didn’t care,” Dr. Antonio Cachay said. “He looked like he was guilty.”

03/08/2011

Joseph Brooks

More Accusations Against Singer Brooks

More women are coming forward with allegations against singer Joseph Brooks.

01/30/2011

Sylvie Cachay (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Ex-Boyfriend Indicted In Fashion Designer’s Death

Nicholas Brooks told police he left his designer girlfriend woozy from medication and sleeping in a trendy hotel, went out to have beers and do drugs and returned to find police investigating her death, a court document released today shows.

01/04/2011

Nicholas Brooks (Photo/Terry Sheridan), Sylvie Cachay (Getty Images)

Swimsuit Designer’s Boyfriend Indicted On Murder Charge

Nicholas Brooks, 24, will be arraigned on a second-degree murder charge Tuesday in Manhattan Supreme Court and faces 25 years to life in prison if convicted.

01/03/2011

Nicholas Brooks (Photo/Terry Sheridan), Sylvie Cachay (Getty Images)

ME: Sylvie Cachay Was Held Underwater, Strangled

The NYC medical examiner says a swimsuit designer found in a bathtub at the chic Soho House hotel was strangled and drowned. Her boyfriend has been charged in her death.

12/29/2010

Designer Sylvie Cachay on the runway at Syla by Sylvie Cachay 2009 collection fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim at the Raleigh Hotel on July 18, 2008 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for IMG)

Police Charge Fashion Designer’s Boyfriend With Attempted Murder

Police have arrested and charged the boyfriend of fashion designer Sylvie Cachay with attempted murder and strangulation in her death.

12/10/2010

Sylvie Cachay (center) at MBFW in 2008/Getty

Woman Found Dead In Swanky Soho House Hotel Bathtub

The NYPD is investigating a mysterious death of someone well known in New York’s inner fashion circles. Her body was carried out of the ultra-exclusive Soho House on Thursday.

12/09/2010