New Suspects in 2004 Murder of Juilliard Student Sarah Fox, Report Says

By Aidan Gardiner on May 14, 2013 7:51am 

 DNA evidence could tie two men to the 2004 murder of Sarah Fox, reports claim.
DNA evidence could tie two men to the 2004 murder of Sarah Fox, reports claim.
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NEW YORK CITY — Cops are awaiting DNA test results that could tie two unidentified men to the brutal 2004 murder of Sarah Fox, reports said.

Fox, a 21-year-old Juilliard School acting student, disappeared May 19 that year and was discovered a week later lying dead in a secluded section of Inwood Hill Park, ringed by tulip petals.

Dimitry Sheinman, a park regular and self-proclaimed psychic, emerged as the initial suspect in the murder after he provided information to investigators that only the killer could know: that Fox had a rib broken in the vicious attack and that she was menstruating at the time.

But now, investigators have turned their attention to two other men, according to the New York Daily News.

“We’re not excluding Sheinman, but we are looking at two other guys right now,” a detective told the newspaper. “I’ve interviewed them already. They’ve denied it, but we’re doing forensic testing.”

An NYPD spokesman could not confirm the account Tuesday morning and said the investigation was "fluid" and ongoing.

Investigators are waiting to see if the suspects' DNA matches some articles of clothing that were found near Fox's body and may have belonged to her, the News reported.

The suspects, who have not been identified, don't have criminal records and were not questioned around the time of Fox's murder, according to the newspaper.

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