Bronx man faces murder charges after body was found in duffel bag

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There are new charges for the Bronx man accused of killing a 24-year-old man from Virginia and dumping his body in Yonkers.

Police say 49-year-old Christopher Myrie of the Bronx is now facing murder and manslaughter charges.

According to police, Myrie stabbed 24-year-old DeShawn Cortez-Seaborne, of Virginia, inside an apartment in the Edenwald House on Nov. 19.

News 12 is told he hid the body inside a duffle bag and then dropped that bag outside a Wells Fargo bank on Odell Avenue in Yonkers.

Officers then arrested Myrie and his 29-year-old girlfriend for concealment of a human corpse. 

According to a report in the Daily News, police believe the three were involved in some sort of lovers triangle.

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