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NY Cops: Top Student Killed By Homeless Man He Met

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) - Police in New York City say a homeless man has
admitted to killing a college student over the weekend.
The suspect, Jerome Cancel, allegedly told investigators that
Kevin Pravia, a sophomore at Pace University, approached him in a
park early Saturday morning looking for drugs.
Cancel claimed the two went back to Pravia's apartment and he
decided to rob the 19-year-old after he fell asleep.
Cancel says he suffocated Pravia, then stuck around the
apartment and watched the gory horror movie "Saw" before stealing
a a laptop computer, cell phone and iPod. The computer and cell
phone were later sold. Police say no drugs were found at the crime
scene.
Cancel's father told WNYW-TV that his son stole from him in
June. He says his son "deserves what he gets."


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