New suspect arrested in '94 slaying on Long Island

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December 28, 2011 6:39:33 AM PST
New evidence has led to the arrest of an accused co-conspirator in the 1994 killing of an armored car guard during a botched robbery on Long Island.

Newsday reports ( ) that federal prosecutors say Scott Mulligan of Florida has been linked to the killing of armored car guard Julius Baumgardt.

A 42-year-old Long Island gym owner was convicted last May of murdering the guard during the 1994 heist in Muttontown.

Gym owner Christian Tarantino was convicted of killing Baumgardt and one of Tarantino's own alleged associates. Newsday reports that federal authorities say DNA evidence has linked Mulligan to a getaway car used in the robbery.

Mulligan has been brought to New York and arraigned in federal court.

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