Clark pleads guilty to Le murder

March 21, 2011 • 10
Eighteen months after his arrest, Raymond Clark III has admitted that he murdered Annie Le GRD ’13. Clark, who worked as a lab technician at 10 Amistad St., the same Yale building where Le worked, pleaded guilty in New Haven Superior Court on Thursday to both murder and attempt to commit sexual assault in exchange »
Raymond Clark III's mother, father and fiancée appeared at the hearing Thursday in which Clark pled guilty to the murder of Annie Le GRD '13. Clark's father spoke outside the courthouse.


March 17, 2011 • 1123
UPDATED: 2:05 p.m. At 11:30 a.m. Thursday morning — just over 18 months after Annie Le GRD ’13 was found dead on the day she was to be married — Raymond Clark III pled guilty to her murder. Clark, who was an animal technician in the same Yale building where Le worked, also pled guilty »

Sex offenses up in 2008

October 1, 2009 • 14
The 2008 Campus Safety Report released Monday paints a mixed picture of crime on campus. Although burglaries and thefts on campus decreased by more than half in 2008 from the previous two years, the number of forcible sexual assaults in residence halls — including rapes — nearly tripled from 2007 to 2008. And the number »

Redemption for the NHPD?

September 30, 2009 • 4
In the spring of 2007, the New Haven Police Department suffered a grave blow to its reputation. Two of its officers were arrested, including the head of the department’s narcotics unit, Lt. William “Billy” White. Two more would later be implicated in a corruption sting that exposed those officers as dishonest and undeserving of the »

Police charge nine women in prostitution sting

September 29, 2009 • 6
The New Haven Police Department arrested and charged nine women in a prostitution sting Friday. NHPD spokesman Joe Avery said the department organized the sting after receiving complaints from citizens in the area. The stings are a hallmark of NHPD Chief James Lewis’ strategy to target quality-of-life crimes in an effort to reduce more serious »

NHPD, unions reach accord

September 25, 2009 • 0
After working for over a year without a contract, New Haven Police Department officers have reached a tentative agreement with the city. Announced Thursday afternoon, the tentative agreement between the city and unionized NHPD officers represented by Local 530 includes changes in wages and benefits. The agreement will allow the NHPD to make progress in »

Yale accused of violating open-records law

September 24, 2009 • 0
The Yale Police Department’s job is to enforce the law. But now, its own officers are accusing the department of breaking it. In July, the Yale Police Benevolent Association, a union that represents 65 YPD officers and detectives, requested information — including a copy of the YPD’s budget and the salaries of its top officials, »
Lewis speaks at a press conference about Annie Le on Sept. 16.

Police: Fire alarm was unrelated to Le

September 22, 2009 • 6
The fire alarm that sounded at 10 Amistad St. on the day Annie Le GRD ’13 was murdered had nothing to do with her death, New Haven Police Department Chief James Lewis said Monday. In a wide-ranging interview in his office at police headquarters, Lewis said authorities have uncovered no evidence to support the theory »

Lawyers call for probe of leaks

September 22, 2009 • 5
A headline above Monday’s New York Post article about the murder of Annie Le GRD ’13 screamed, in large block letters, “Bride’s Body Mashed.” But the story of how Raymond Clark III broke Le’s bones in an attempt to fit her body “through a wall opening the size of a computer screen” turned out to »

No motive in Le’s murder

September 21, 2009 • 25
The body of Annie Le GRD ’13 was flown back to California this weekend as the authorities continued to search for a motive in her murder. Le’s family left New Haven on Friday, and her relatives have made plans for a funeral that will take place this coming Saturday at the Holy Trinity Church in »

Briefly: Three teenagers sustain wounds in late-night Friday shoot-out

September 21, 2009 • 1
Approximately 16 shots were fired behind the Hill Central School on Dewitt Street at 12:15 a.m. Saturday, where a small crowd of youths had been gathered, the New Haven Register reported yesterday. The shots hit three teenagers; all are expected to survive. The report stated that three hooded gunmen shot a male and a female, »
Raymond Clark III is led into court in New Haven for his arraignment in September.


September 18, 2009 • 50
Raymond Clark III, a Yale animal lab technician, was arrested Thursday morning and charged with the murder of Annie Le GRD ’13, a 24-year-old doctoral student in pharmacology who authorities say was strangled to death at an on-campus research facility. A warrant was issued for Clark’s arrest shortly after 8 a.m., New Haven Police Department »