New York man charged with murder in deaths of imam, assistant

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Posted: Aug 15, 2016 10:24 PM

(Reuters) - A New York man, Oscar Morel, of Brooklyn, was charged on Monday with two counts of second-degree murder in the shooting deaths of a Muslim imam and his assistant, a police spokesman said.

Morel, 35, was also charged with two counts of second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, the spokesman added.

(Reporting by Ian Simpson; Editing by Clarence Fernandez)