New Haven man arrested and charged in 2012 murder

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NEW HAVEN- Police have arrested a man charged in connection to a murder in 2012.

Officers arrested Xavier Yancey, 20, of New Haven during a patrol on Liberty Street on Friday evening.

Police believe he is connected to the shooting death of 28-year old Joseph Mirvil of New Haven. Mirvil was shot to death in the front vestibule of an apartment on Church Street on September 18, 2012.

Less than two weeks after the shooting  investigators arrested one suspect reportedly connected to the shooting, 20-year old John Claudio, according to police.

Yancy has been charged with felony murder and his bond was set at a half million dollars.



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