ITHACA, N.Y. — The Ithaca Police Department has made an arrest in the murder of Ithaca College Student Anthony Nazaire. A press conference is being held later tonight with more information.

Police released the following information regarding the arrest:

Chief of Police John R. Barber invites members of the media to a Press Conference at the Ithaca Police Department later this evening at 8:00 pm to announce an arrest in the Anthony Nazaire homicide, which occurred on August 28, 2016. Information regarding the defendant will be released at the Press Conference.

Speaking at the Press Conference will be Chief Barber, City of Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick, and Acting District Attorney Andrew Bonavia.

This Press Conference is open to members of the media only, please. A Media Release with additional details will be sent after the Press Conference.

Jolene Almendarez

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