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Body of missing Glen Cove man found; 1 arrested

January 4, 2013 9:31:00 AM PST
Authorities have arrested a Long Island man on murder charges in the death of a longtime friend reported missing last month.

Edward Brown of Glen Cove was ordered held without bail after pleading not guilty at his Friday arraignment on Long Island. He was represented by a lawyer from Legal Aid, which does not comment on pending cases.

Brown is suspected of killing 56-year-old Nunzio Izzo, also of Glen Cove.

Izzo, who took medication for epilepsy and a heart condition, was last seen Dec. 17. A criminal complaint says that was the day Brown committed the crime.

A prosecutor said 46-year-old Brown killed Izzo during an argument. He stashed the victim in a container under a tarp in a neighbor's yard. The prosecutor said Brown admitted selling the victim's jewelry.

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