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Man arrested after body found in plastic bag on roof of Bronx McDonald's

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Posted at 6:37 PM, Jul 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-20 18:39:30-04

MELROSE, the Bronx — Police arrested another suspect Monday after a body was found on the roof of a McDonald’s in the Bronx, officials said.

The NYPD charged Jonathan Rodriguez, 21, with murder and criminally negligent homicide. Officers previously arrested Ayame Stamoulis, 18, on murder charges. Police are looking for one other suspect.

Police found Richard Hamlet's body wrapped in a plastic bag on the McDonald’s roof on July 15.

In charging documents, a police detective said Stamoulis and one of the accomplices moved the 65-year-old victim's body to the roof of the fast food joint roof after breaking into his apartment across the street and killing him there.

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