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Police make arrest in 1994 Harlem cold case

December 19, 2012 3:49:13 AM PST
New York City police have made an arrest in an 18-year-old cold case murder in Harlem.

Isabelle Joye, 32, was found strangled on the rooftop of an apartment building in 1994. She was five months pregnant at the time.

Now, 55-year-old Melvin Kelly is facing second-degree murder charges.

Authorities say crime-scene evidence was reanalyzed and linked to Kelly, who is currently serving 25 years to life in prison for another crime.

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