Orange County Man Arraigned On New Indictment In Fugitive’s Death

CBS New York

NYACK, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — An Orange County man was arraigned Friday on a new indictment, accusing him of killing a fugitive rape suspect as he walked him at gunpoint down a wooded road.

David Carlson was accused of firing his shotgun twice at Norris Acosta-Sanchez in October 2013 as they walked along the road in Sparrowbush where Carlson lives with his wife and three sons near the Pennsylvania border. Carlson claims he was escorting Acosta-Sanchez at gunpoint so a neighbor could call police and that the fugitive lunged at him before the shooting.

An indictment against Carlson, 43, was dismissed in November, but a new three-count indictment has since been issued charging him with second-degree murder and first- and second-degree manslaughter.

Acosta-Sanchez had been charged in neighboring Rockland County with statutory rape of a teenage girl. He had been staying at a summer cabin by the Carlson’s home and…

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