Criminal Law

A Twice-Convicted Killer Faces Chargers Over Body Dismemberment

An 83-year-old ex-convict who served two decades in prison for fatally shooting a girlfriend, got out, and then went back to jail for killing another girlfriend a year later, is now charged in a new crime: The dismemberment of a woman whose head was found in the parolee’s apartment.

Prosecutors identified the ex-convict as Harvey Marcelin, who was freed from prison in 2019. Marcelin was arrested in New York City last week on a charge of concealing a human corpse after being recorded on surveillance video abandoning a bag later found to contain the victim’s torso.

A grand jury charged Marcelin on Thursday with murder.

Read the source article at Associated Press News

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