John Bittrolff held without bail in cold case deaths, linked to third woman
Updated July 31, 2014 5:35 PM
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)
A Manorville man was held without bail Thursday in the deaths of two prostitutes more than 20 years ago, and prosecutors are looking to charge him in the murder of a third woman.
John Bittrolff was arraigned on a grand jury indictment. He is accused of brutally beating and strangling Rita Tangredi, and then dumping her body in East Patchogue in November 1993.
Bittrolff is also accused...
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