Homeless Killings

Randy Rodriguez Santos Chinatown
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1010 WINS Newsroom
October 08, 2019 - 6:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Police say a man accused of killing four homeless men in New York City is a suspect in a nonfatal attack about a week earlier. Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea told reporters Tuesday that Randy Santos is under investigation in the assault of another homeless man sleeping on a bench...
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Kimberly Dole
October 07, 2019 - 8:42 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Monday the the city will launch additional homeless outreach efforts and resources in Chinatown where the violent attack on five homeless men occurred early Saturday. “What happened this weekend shakes the conscience of who we are as New...
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Kimberly Dole
October 07, 2019 - 7:10 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Friends of the victims lit candles and left flowers, while advocates for them, promised to do better at a vigil held Monday or the four homeless men that were killed in a violent rampage in Chinatown on Saturday. The Medical Examiner's Office also on Monday released the...
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Randy Rodriguez Santos Chinatown
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1010 WINS Newsroom
October 06, 2019 - 4:50 pm
The homeless man who police believe rampaged through Chinatown with a long metal bar, killing four homeless men and leaving a fifth with critical injuries, was charged with murder Sunday as police and family said he has a history of drug abuse and arrests for assault.
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