Harvey Marcelin, 83, Arrested For The Murder Of Susan Leyden, 68

Published on March 14, 2022, 3:59 pm
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On Thursday, March 03, 2022, at approximately 0146 hours, police responded to a 911 call of found body parts near the corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and Atlantic Avenue, within the confines of the 75th Precinct in Brooklyn.

Upon arrival, officers observed an unidentified adult female torso within a large bag, inside a shopping cart, at that location.

Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.


Susan Leyden
address withheld
Brooklyn, NY 11205

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 83-year-old female individual has been arrested and charged on Friday, March 04, 2022, at 1700 hours, within the confines of the 75th Precinct.


Harvey Marcelin
address withheld
Brooklyn, NY 11207


  • murder;
  • concealment of a human corpse;
  • tampering with physical evidence.

The investigation remains ongoing.

All charges are merely accusations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.