Police: Suspect in Westport jeweler's murder commits suicide

Westport police have confirmed that the man accused of killing Westport jeweler Yekutiel Zeevi has been found dead in his jail cell in Spain. Westport Police Chief Dale Call says Andrew Robert Levene,

News 12 Staff

Jan 27, 2012, 3:48 AM

Updated 4,462 days ago

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Police: Suspect in Westport jeweler's murder commits suicide
Westport police have confirmed that the man accused of killing Westport jeweler Yekutiel Zeevi has been found dead in his jail cell in Spain. Westport Police Chief Dale Call says Andrew Robert Levene, 41, took his own life just days after being arrested for the Dec. 8 murder at YZ Jewelers. Levene, who was operating under the alias Robert Thomas, was arrested in Madrid and was to be extradited to the United States for trial. Levene had been charged with federal murder, robbery and firearm offenses. Officials have not released any information as to why he killed himself or where in Spain he was being held.
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