2 arrested in death of homeless man in the Bronx

2 arrested in death of homeless man in the Bronx

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NEW YORK (AP) - Two suspects have been arrested in the fatal attack on a homeless man sleeping on the steps of a church in the Bronx.

Police said Tuesday that 17-year-old Angel Monegro and 24-year-old Noel Martinez, both of the Bronx, were arrested on manslaughter charges in the death of 41-year-old Miguel Dircio. It wasn't clear if they had lawyers.

Police say the victim was sleeping in front of Saint Nicholas of Tolentine Church on West Fordham Road on June 19 when he was kicked in the head. He was hospitalized in critical condition and died more than a week later.

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