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Jury convicts Ansonia man in 2012 Derby murder

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MILFORD- A 12-member jury deliberated for just two hours Tuesday afternoon before convicting Cordaryl Silva in the May 12, 2012 murder of Javon Zimmerman outside R.J.’s Cafe in Derby. Silva apparently failed to convince the jury that one of his “boys” who he declined to identify was responsible. Senior State’s Attorney Charles Stango with help […] [Read More]
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Jury deliberating Derby murder

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MILFORD -The fate of Cordaryl Silva accused of murdering Javon Zimmerman outside a Derby bar now rests with a six-man six-woman jury. Superior Court Judge Denise Markle turned the case over to the jury just before 2:10 pm. The deliberations began following a hectic morning marked by Silva’s outbursts and Markle’s threat to remove him […] [Read More]
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Silva murder case to go to jury

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MILFORD-Cordaryl Silva took his chance with a jury trial. Sometime this afternoon the 12 member jury will begin deliberating his fate on a charge that he murdered Javon Zimmerman, an Ansonia drug dealer outside R.J.’s Cafe in Derby. The May 12, 2012 shooting was the last in a series of murders and shootings in the […] [Read More]
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Silva denies he killed Zimmerman

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MILFORD-Cordaryl Silva denied Friday that he was the gunman who shot Javon Zimmerman to death outside RJ’s Cafe in Derby May 12, 2012. Instead Silva believes it was “his boy” who he declined to identify because “those people got his back.” For nearly 90 minutes Silva testified non stop about the drug game in the […] [Read More]
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Accused murderer links Valley killings to Zimmerman gang

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MILFORD-Cordaryl Silva on trial for allegedly killing Javon Zimmerman told Ansonia Police that the 2009 murders of Bernice McFadden on Ansonia’s Olson Drive and the drive by killing of Ridney Baldwin were committed by Zimmerman’s drug dealing gang. The claim was made in a May 15, 2012 detailed conversation with Ansonia Det. Kristen Hunt and […] [Read More]
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Accused murderer called informant

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MILFORD-The accused killer of a convicted Ansonia drug dealer was identified as an informant working for Ansonia police in building a case against the dealer. Derby Police Det. Sgt. John Netto testified Wednesday at the murder trial of Cordaryl Silva that the defendant would only meet with Derby Police at the Ansonia Police Department. Netto […] [Read More]

Murder trial begins in Valley drug dispute

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MILFORD-After failing to discharge his lawyer and represent himself, Cordaryl Zimmerman went on trial Tuesday for the 2012 murder of Jayvon Williams in downtown Derby. Senior Assistant State’s Attorney Charles Stango began his case against Silva with testimony from Monea Howard who was in R?J.’s Cafe on Elizabeth Street not far from Derby Superior Court […] [Read More]
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Shelton teen mourned

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SHELTON- St. Joseph’s church is filled to near capacity as family and friends celebrate the life of Kristjan Ndoj. Dozens of SHS students and teachers join members of the Albanian community for the Mass celebrated in both English and Albanian. In his eulogy, Msgr Christopher Walsh said Kristjan “stood out in so many ways.” He […] [Read More]
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Donations near $24k for Shelton teen

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SHELTON-Donations have reached $23,920 to help pay medical and funeral expenses for Kristjan Ndoj, the 15-year-old Shelton High student from Albania who died March 20 from gunshot wounds. Four hundred and sixty-one people have contributed by going to the www.gofundme.com website created for the teen by Violet Thaqi Wills. To donate just type Kristjan Ndoj […] [Read More]

Donations keep coming for Shelton teen’s family

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SHELTON-Donations to the family of a popular Albanian teen who died Thursday five days after being shot on Agawam Trail March 15 are approaching $23,000. Violet Thaqi Wills, who established the site to help the family of fifteen year old Kristjan Ndoj with medical and funeral expenses, said the site will remain up until March […] [Read More]