Prosecutors: Man indicted in dismemberment murders

AP News
Posted: Apr 28, 2014 3:30 PM

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A man accused of fatally shooting two men in a parked car, cutting off their heads and hands and burying them in the woods in New Jersey has been indicted.

Twenty-nine-year-old Yusuf Ibrahim, of Jersey City, also faces murder, kidnapping, robbery and desecrating human remains charges in the 16-count indictment handed up Monday by a state grand jury. He remains jailed in Hudson County on bail set at more than $3.5 million.

State authorities have said Ibrahim shot and killed 25-year-old Hanny Tawadros and 27-year-old Amgad Konds after he abducted them in February 2013. The two victims were Egyptians who were living in Jersey City.

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It was not clear Monday if Ibrahim has retained an attorney.