Arrest made in Bronx murder of teen

Police arrested a 23-year-old man in Brooklyn Tuesday in connection with the murder of a teenager in Mott Haven over the weekend. Darrell Spencer is accused of killing 17-year-old Jamia Hazel and dumping

News 12 Staff

Sep 8, 2009, 5:49 PM

Updated 5,329 days ago

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Arrest made in Bronx murder of teen
Police arrested a 23-year-old man in Brooklyn Tuesday in connection with the murder of a teenager in Mott Haven over the weekend.
Darrell Spencer is accused of killing 17-year-old Jamia Hazel and dumping her dismembered body on Walton Avenue, where he lives with his mother and sister.
Cynthia Marshall, Hazel's foster mother, says the teen was a runaway who had been living with her for only a short time before taking off again. Marshall says she doesn't know how Hazel ended up in the Bronx.
Spencer is charged with murder and criminal possession of a weapon.


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