Girlfriend of murdered Troy women commits suicide

The Troy Record reported Friday that the girlfriend of a Troy women murdered in 2015, committed suicide in her city home last month.

Sara Moore, 25, was the girlfriend of Noel Alkaramla, 21, whose body was found inside a suitcase near the USS Slater in the Hudson River in December 2015. She was allegedly murdered by her ex-stepfather, Johnny Oquendo, 39.

Oquendo’s trial is scheduled to begin Spet. 18 in Rensselaer County Court. Where he will face charges of second-degree murder, criminal obstruction of breathing and unlawful concealment of a human corpse.

Troy police spokesman Capt. Daniel DeWolf told the Record that Moore’s death was not considered suspicious and the cause was listed as a suicide after an autopsy.

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An obituary on the John J. Sanvidge Funeral Home’s website stated that Moore was born in Troy. She is survived by her father, stepmother, three sisters and daughter.

A private funeral service was held at the John J. Sanvidge Funeral Home.

 

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