Anthony Oddone arraigned again in death of bouncer Andrew Reister

Anthony Oddone was arraigned again today in the 2008 death of bouncer Andrew Reister. Oddone allegedly strangled Reister, an off-duty Suffolk County corrections officer, while

Oddone was set free in December after already serving more than five years of the manslaughter sentence.

Oddone was set free in December after already serving more than five years of the manslaughter sentence. (2/6/14)

RIVERHEAD - Anthony Oddone was arraigned again today in the 2008 death of bouncer Andrew Reister.

Oddone allegedly strangled Reister, an off-duty Suffolk County corrections officer, while Reister was moonlighting as a bouncer at a Southampton bar. He was convicted in Reister’s death back in 2010, but the conviction was overturned last month.

Last month, the state's highest court ruled that Oddone had not received a fair trial because the judge did now allow his attorney to challenge a statement made by an eyewitness.  

Oddone was set free in December after already serving more than five years of the manslaughter sentence.

He was released on $500,000 bail after his conviction was overturned.  

Oddone was arraigned on first-degree manslaughter charges today. A judge ruled that the previous posted bail can carry over to the new charge, meaning Oddone remains free.

Oddone is due back in court on Feb. 19.

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