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Man Charged with Decapitating Two Men in Queens High-rise

October 23, 1986

NEW YORK (AP) _ Police have charged a 25-year-old man with murdering two men found decapitated in an apartment.

The bodies were found after police were called to help a relative of one of the victims get into her Queens apartment Tuesday night.

Officer Ed Kulesa said police got in through a terrace door and discovered a headless man seated in a living room chair, holding two heads and a severed arm in his lap, and a second decapitated man lying at his feet.

Sgt. Ed Burns said Sacha Jean-Louis, of Brooklyn, was charged with two counts of second-degree murder Wednesday night. Burns said Jean-Louis had argued with the victims in the apartment, and after allegedly killing the men and cutting them up with a kitchen knife, fled in a stolen car.

He was arrested Monday night, before the discovery, and charged with auto theft, Burns said.

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