Marcell Dockery facing felony murder charge in Coney Island fire that killed NYPD officer

The 16-year-old could face upgraded charges for allegedly

The 16-year-old could face upgraded charges for allegedly setting a mattress on fire because he was bored.

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NYPD statement

The teenager accused of setting a fatal fire in Coney Island last weekend is now facing a charge of felony murder.

Marcell Dockery, 16, has already been charged with assault, arson and reckless endangerment. He has now been charged with second-degree murder for allegedly setting a fire that resulted in the death of an NYPD officer.

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson said, in a statement,...

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