Appellate court tosses Melville man's murder conviction
A state appellate court found fault with both sides in a Suffolk murder case and threw out a Melville man's conviction.
As a result, James McArthur, 25, will be tried again on charges of shooting Sebastian Bonilla, 38, a Huntington Station day laborer, in 2007. He is serving a sentence of 35 years to life for second-degree murder and criminal possession of a firearm.
In a decision issued...