Trial to begin in 2010 northern NJ double homicide
HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — Opening arguments are expected
Tuesday in the trial of a New York City bar owner accused of fatally shooting
two friends who were found dead inside their SUV on a northern New Jersey street
nearly three years ago.
Nicholas D. Kiriakakis of Richmond Hills faces two counts of murder in
connection with the 2010 deaths of 28-year-old Jonathan Beneduce of Howard Beach
and 27-year-old Michael Mirasola of Ozone Park.
The Record newspaper reports http://bit.ly/RS0BgV that authorities have said
the killings were drug related, but haven't provided details.
The bodies of the two men were discovered inside a parked vehicle on a street
The trial is in state Superior Court in Hackensack.
Kiriakakis remains free on $2 million bail. He's facing a maximum of two life