Barnes Ave murder case closed

Police say their invesitiagation into the murder of John Hopkins Drago is closed after the arrest of 15-year old female, Sharell Butler.

Butler was arrested Friday night for the gruesome murder that shook up the Pelham Bay community. She is allegedly romantically involved with suspect James Medina, who has been charged with hindering prosecution in the first degree, tampering with evidence and marijuana possession.

Neighbors say they are shocked that a 15-year old girl could be so cold-blooded.

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