Suspect in poker den slay freed
A Bronx man accused of participating in the fatal robbery of a Manhattan poker club was freed Tuesday after a grand jury failed to indict him.
Prosecutors said murder and robbery charges are still pending against William Delvalle, 35, in the fatal shooting of math teacher Frank Desena, 55, of Wayne, N.J.
But when the grand jury hearing evidence in the case did not indict Delvalle by its deadline at the end of the day, officials said a judge was obliged to free him without bail.
Police said that during the robbery, a shotgun accidentally discharged, hitting Desena in the chest. He died at... read more