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Homeless woman found guilty for 2010 Astoria Park murder
News Queens Courier Staff 10/18/2013 at 4:14PM

BY JOHANN HAMILTON A homeless woman has been found guilty of strangling and beating a man to death in Astoria Park. According to District Attorney Richard A. Brown, Kelly Harnett, 32, and her boyfriend Thomas Donovan, 34, were arrested on July 7, 2010, in connection with the murder of Ruben Angel Vargas, who police found [...]

Former cop charged with murder in wife’s killing
Former cop charged with murder in wife’s killing
News Melissa Chan 12/13/2011 at 9:14AM

A former cop has been charged with murder for the shooting death of his wife in their Briarwood apartment. On Saturday, December 10 shortly after 11 p.m., 49-year-old Clarence Cash shot his wife Tracey Young numerous times in the head and torso with a pistol, according to the district attorney. Young, 42, — deemed one [...]