Convicted Sex Offender Michael Mele Gets 23 Years For Laura Garza's MurderMele apologized for "what happened." Judge Michael DeRosa corrected him saying, "not for what happened, but for what you did."
Convicted Sex Offender Michael Mele Admits Killing Aspiring Brooklyn DancerMichael Mele, 26, decided to plead guilty to manslaughter and evidence tampering in the death of Laura Garza before the start of his murder trial at Orange County Court.
Jury Selection Begins In Trial Of Man Accused Of Killing Woman He Met At NightclubMichael Mele wore a suit and shackles to court. The convicted sex offender is accused of killing Laura Garza, 25, of Brooklyn.
Brooklyn Woman's Remains To Be Returned To Family In TexasMore than two years after her murder, the remains of 25-year-old Brooklyn woman will be returned to her family in Texas.
Sex Offender Enters Plea In B'klyn Woman's DeathConvicted sex offender Michael Mele has pleaded not guilty to charges he killed aspiring dancer, Laura Garza, who disappeared two years ago.
Sex Offender Charged In Garza MurderMore than two years after an aspiring dancer vanished, charges were finally filed Wednesday in her murder. A grand jury indicted convicted sex offender Michael Mele.
Prime Suspect In Death Of Laura Garza To Be Indicted More information is expected to be released Wednesday when the Orange County District Attorney's office will hold a press conference to discuss the latest developments in the case.