Suspects in killing of Bridgeport deli clerk arraigned

(07/16/10) BRIDGEPORT - Three people arrested in connection to the murder of a Bridgeport deli clerk earlier this week were arraigned on Friday.

Marisol Malave, 31, Vanessa Ortiz, 21, and Luis Torres, 25, were charged with the shooting death of Narote Arun Kumar, 26.

Kumar worked as the night deli clerk at Norman's Grocery on Maplewood Avenue, trying to make money for graduate school and for his family in India.

Police say the three entered the store, pointed a shotgun at Kumar through a hole in the security window and screamed for him to open the cash register. They say Kumar was shot in the head while trying to cooperate.

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