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Defendant: Jose Olmos (DOB 10/20/89)

July 30, 2018 -- Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. announced Jose F. Olmos was arraigned today for the murder of a New Rochelle woman whose body was found near the Main Street armory building Friday. Jose Olmos appeared in New Rochelle City Court and was charged with Murder in the Second Degree, a class A violent felony.

The felony complaint alleges that on July 27, 2018 between 3:30-7:30 a.m., Olmos murdered Nurten Seljuk in the vicinity of 270 Main St., New Rochelle. She died from multiple blunt force trauma injuries. Her body was found early Friday morning in the driveway of the Armory building. New Rochelle police arrested Olmos Saturday, July 28, 2018. Neither the victim nor Olmos have a permanent address.

Olmos was remanded into custody and is scheduled to appear in New Rochelle City Court for a felony hearing Friday, Aug. 3, 2018.

Assistant District Attorney Nicholas DiCostanzo of the Superior Court Trial Division is prosecuting the case.

police photograph of Jose F. Olmos

Jose F. Olmos

 In compliance with the Rules of Professional Conduct, Rule 3.6, you are advised that a charge is merely an accusation and that a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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