Short day of testimony in Troy murder trial

November 09, 2017 05:34 AM

TROY - It was a short workday for jurors in the Johnny Oquendo murder trial in Troy on Wednesday. The judge sent them home at 1 p.m. after three witnesses took the stand - all of them Troy police evidence technicians.

This is the second week of trial testimony.

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Oquendo is accused of strangling his stepdaughter, Noel Aklramla, in 2015, then stuffing her body into a suitcase and tossing it into the Hudson River.

Testimony resumes at 9:30 Thursday morning.


WNYT Staff

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