John Bittrolff arrested, accused in murders of Rita Tangredi, Colleen McNamee


John Bittrolff, 48, of Manorville, is led out of the Fifth Precinct for arraignment on Tuesday morning, July 22, 2014. Bittrolff is charged with two counts of second-degree murder in connection with the killings of Rita Tangredi, 31, and Colleen McNamee, 20, more than 20 years ago, police said. (Credit: James Carbone)

Police have arrested a Manorville man in connection with two cold cases that date back to the 1990s.

Homicide detectives arrested and charged John Bittrolff, 48, of Manorville, with two counts of murder in the second degree.

Bittrolff was arraigned this afternoon and held without bail.

Officials say on Nov. 2, 1993, Rita Tangredi, 31, was found nude in a wooded area off of Esplanade...

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