18-year-old arrested for murder of man whose body was found on McDonald’s roof


Bronx police announced on Saturday, July 18th that they had made an arrest in the death of Richard Hamlet whose remains had been located earlier in the week on the roof of a McDonald's restaurant.


ABC reports that 18-year-old Ayame Stamoulis and two unidentified males entered Hamlet's apartment evidently expecting it to be empty.  When they found him inside, they are said to have begun beating him.  The assailants are reported by ABC to have forced him to drink a caustic liquid and then choked him.


No other arrests have been made at this time.


Stamoulis was ordered held without bail at her arraignment on Friday.  She currently stands charged with murder, tampering with evidence and concealing a corpse.


Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1–800–577–TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1–888–57–PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers‘ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.



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