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August 23, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

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LIVE BLOG: Nagee Green arrested in Nazaire homicide

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The Ithaca Police Department has announced that a news conference will be held at 8 p.m. Nov. 7 to announce an arrest in the homicide of Ithaca College sophomore Anthony Nazaire. Nazaire died Aug. 28 after being stabbed following an Omega Psi Phi event at Willard Straight Hall.

Nazaire, a business administration major from Brooklyn, New York, was an executive board member of the organization Brothers4Brothers, a club for men to meet and discuss political, social, communal and academic concerns that affect them. He was remembered as a compassionate, caring, hard-working, well-liked student at an Aug. 29 memorial at Muller Chapel.

Chief of Police John R. Barber, City of Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick and Acting District Attorney Andrew Bonavia will speak at the press conference.

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The Ithaca Police Department’s news conference on the arrest in the death of Anthony Nazaire will begin at 8 p.m.

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The news conference is starting with a statement by Chief of Police John R. Barber

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Barber: investigation included hundreds of leads

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Nagee Green, 23, of Freeville, New York, was arrested in the case

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Myrick: crime “shocked the community”

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Green was taken into custody this afternoon while waiting for a bus.

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Myrick: “We will have justice”

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Defendant will be brought in front of grand jury on Nov. 10.

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Barber begins taking questions from the media.

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Barber: Green charged with one count of murder in the 2nd degree, a class A1 felony. He is also charged with one count of assault in the second degree, a class D felony.

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Barber says he will not speculate on what the connection between Nazaire and the suspect is

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The police are not looking at any other suspects

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Barber: “maybe be additional charges”

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<font color="373a3c” face=”georgia, Times New Roman, Times, serif”>Barber begins taking questions from the media.

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Barber: It “doesn’t appear” that Green knew Nazaire and other victim

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The second assault charge is for the stabbing of the other victim

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Barber: “Took a lot of prodding” for people to come forward with video

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The assault charge is for the stabbing of the other victim

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Barber: IPD did receive video, not going to comment on how much.

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Barber: arraignment to occur later this evening

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Barber: “The community is in a safer place with this suspect taken off the street.”

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Barber: “believe there is more video out there”, asks for public’s help with submitting more video.

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Barber: Green was getting on bus to downtown Ithaca when arrested

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News conference concludes at 8:16 p.m.

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Barber: “believe there is more video out there,” asks for public’s help with submitting more video.

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Check back to The Ithacan later for full coverage.