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Manhunt for rapper’s murderer, former Archbishop Stepinac student killed, Kingston domestic violence




Here are some stories that are making headlines in the Hudson Valley.

New Rochelle police are searching for a suspect wanted in the murder of a local rapper. Police said they found James Caldwell Jr., a rapper known as “Boogie,” with multiple gunshot wounds on Oct. 26. He was later pronounced dead in hospital. Police say an arrest warrant has been issued for Mtayari Dixon in connection with Caldwell’s death. They say he used to live in New Rochelle, but now lives in Stamford, Connecticut. Anyone with information is asked to contact New Rochelle Police at (914) 654-2300.

A former student of Archbishop Stepinac has died after being shot in the Bronx. Police say Jayden Goodridge, a graduating class of 2019, was shot in the stomach Monday night at the corner of East 149th and Jackson streets. No arrests were made. Police say it is unclear if Goodridge was the intended target.

A Kingston man is behind bars for domestic violence. According to Saugerties police, Thomas Stanley punched the victim repeatedly and knocked her to the ground.

News 12 learns that Stanley then put his arm around the victim’s throat when she tried to get up, which made it difficult for her to breathe. He faces multiple charges, including attempted assault and reckless endangerment.