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Authorities Investigate Possible Hate Crime in Murder of NYC Imam

Oscar Morel, accused in the execution-style murders of two Muslim men over the weekend, was arraigned Tuesday in the New York City borough of Queens. Morel, a 35-year-old Hispanic man, was formally charged with one count of first-degree murder, two counts of second-degree murder and two counts of criminal possession of a weapon Tuesday afternoon by Queens District Attorney Richard Brown. Imam Maulama Akonjee and his associate Thara Uddin were killed Saturday near their mosque in Ozone...

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