Jury selection begins in murder of Bay Ridge woman

Jury selection began today in the trial of a man accused of killing an aspiring dancer from Bay Ridge. Police say Michael Mele, a registered sex offender, met Laura Garza at a Manhattan nightclub in

News 12 Staff

Jan 10, 2012, 7:27 PM

Updated 4,488 days ago

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Jury selection begins in murder of Bay Ridge woman
Jury selection began today in the trial of a man accused of killing an aspiring dancer from Bay Ridge.
Police say Michael Mele, a registered sex offender, met Laura Garza at a Manhattan nightclub in 2008 and was the last person seen with her.
Garza's body was found in Pennsylvania two years later. Mele has pleaded not guilty to murder and manslaughter charges.


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