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Ex-Con Who Murdered Community Board Member Sentenced to 25 Years to Life

(DNAINFO)  Maya Rajamani | December 1, 2015 — An ex-con who fatally stabbed a former Community Board 4 member in his Hell’s Kitchen home last year was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for the crime, prosecutors said.

A state Supreme Court jury found Jeffrey Wong, 42, guilty of second-degree murder for stabbing, strangling and beating 47-year-old Khemraj Singh in Singh’s apartment at 375 W. 48th St., near Ninth Avenue, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. said in a statement.

“The viciousness of this crime is staggering,” Vance said on Monday, following the Nov. 13 verdict. “As soon as the assault began, Jeffrey Wong’s murderous intent was crystal clear, and I thank the jury for their service and recognition of this horrific crime.”

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