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An apparently crazed Queens man who allegedly stabbed and killed his boyfriend in a Harlem condominium earlier than setting the place on hearth — and who then waited stark bare on the door for first responders — has been charged with homicide, police mentioned.
Aljo Mrkulic, 31, has been hit with expenses of first diploma homicide and arson and two counts of assaulting cops after he allegedly sunk his enamel into two officers who tried to arrest him early Saturday on the ninth ground of 409 East 120th St.
The tall, muscular Mrkulic was so combative, he needed to be hauled out of the constructing with nothing else on however the tattoo on his bottom and the blood on his face.
In the meantime, a crowd of constructing residents roused by hearth alarms stood stood watch.
“He began the hearth! He tried to kill all of us right here!” a girl could be heard saying within the video of Mrkulic being carried from the constructing. The accused assassin mentioned nothing as he’s strapped onto a stretcher and loaded into an ambulance.
One resident mentioned the sufferer, whom police haven’t publicly recognized pending household notification, was additionally discovered within the nude.
“There was quite a lot of blood within the hallway — quite a lot of blood everywhere. I used to be within the army. You see blood. That freaked me out,” mentioned the resident, 62, who declined to supply his identify.