crimes

Manhattan, New York City’s Roland Codrington attacks Dr. Bruce Maurice Henry

Dr. Bruce Maurice Henry of The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States has died. He was 61.

Henry was a pediatrician. On December 23, 2022, he was fatally tabbed inside Marcus Garvey Park in Harlem, Upper Manhattan, New York City allegedly by Roland Codrington, 35, of Manhattan, New York City.

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At around 1:00 a.m. on December 19, 2022, Codington and another man, 51, bumped into each other outside a mini mart on Avenue A in Manhattan. It escalated into a fight that lasted for 20 seconds.

Coddington allegedly fatally slashed the man in the neck. The two men did not know each other.

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On the evening of December 22, 2022, Cordington entered Teddy’s bar in East Harlem, New York City with a pit bull and a bat. He allegedly attacked the bartender, destroyed property and used a large knife to stab two customers who intervened. 

After the bar fight, Codrington went to Marcus Garvey Park to cool off and that was when he allegedly killed Henry. On December 25, 2022, the Manhattan resident was arrested.

The New York City Police Department has linked Codrington to three incidents but the department believes there could be more. In all of those incidents, he was with his girlfriend, who is not facing any charges.

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