The 36-year-old's body was found in April 2007 in a bag under a bridge on the Henry Hudson Parkway. The medical examiner's office ruled that the Bayonne, N.J., woman had been strangled.
New York police say they got a tip that the suspect was living in Pennsylvania and passed it on to detectives there. Philadelphia police arrested the 47-year-old suspect in October.
New York police say he fought extradition to New York.
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