Girl, 15, arraigned in 2 Bronx homicides

A 15-year-old Bronx girl has been charged withtwo homicides including the death of a man whose body was found ina plastic bag.

Sharell Butler was arraigned late Saturday and charged withmurder in both deaths. She was being held without bail.

A Bronx building superintendent found 22-year-old JohnHopkins-Drago's body on Dec. 21. Hopkins-Drago had multiple stabwounds to the head and neck.

The other victim, 24-year-old Christopher Umpierre, was shot inthe chest on Dec. 19.

A lawyer for the teen, Xavier Donaldson, did not immediatelyreturn a call seeking comment Sunday.

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