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Homeless man indicted in New York City beating deaths

Associated Press
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Randy Santos is arraigned in criminal court for the murder of four homeless men, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, in New York.

NEW YORK — A homeless man accused of beating four other homeless men to death while they slept on a New York City Street has been indicted by a grand jury.

Randy Santos was not in Manhattan Criminal Court on Friday for a brief session with prosecutors. He was being held at Bellevue Hospital Center for evaluation after police say he bludgeoned five men over the head with a metal rod Saturday in Manhattan’s Chinatown.

Four died and one survived with critical injuries.

The indictment against the 24-year-old Santos is sealed until his next court date Oct. 28.

Santos was arrested as he fled minutes after the pre-dawn attack. Police charged him with four counts of second-degree murder, and one count of attempted murder.

His attorney, Arnold Levine, declined to comment when reached Friday.

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