Portuguese model

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)

More Psych Evaluation In NYC Hotel Castration Killing Case

A doctor will pay a second visit to a Portuguese model accused of castrating and killing a TV journalist in New York before his lawyer decides whether to pursue a psychiatric defense.

04/29/2011

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.

04/08/2011

Renato Seabra

Court Documents Detail Hotel Killing Of Portuguese Journalist

Model Renato Seabra admitted castrating 65-year-old Carlos Castro at the InterContinental New York Times Square hotel, according to a court document.

01/14/2011

Renato Seabra

Portuguese Model In Custody; Companion Castrated

A male model who had recently been a contestant on a Portuguese reality TV show was taken into police custody hours after his companion, a celebrity Portuguese television journalist, was found castrated and bludgeoned to death in a New York City hotel.

01/09/2011

InterContinental New York Times Square Hotel

Investigation Continues In Midtown Hotel Murder

Police are still on the scene investigating the gruesome murder of a Portuguese journalist at the Inter-Continental New York Times Square Hotel.

01/08/2011