Murder charges likely after NYPD search of Berks County landfill

NEW MORGAN, Pa. (WPVI) -- A man will likely face a murder charge Monday in a case that led New York City police to search a Berks County landfill.

NYPD officers combed through the dump in New Morgan earlier this month, as well as several other landfills.

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Police search Berks Co. landfill for missing NY man. Tamala Edwards reports during Action News Mornings on January 11, 2019.

They were looking for the body of 40-year-old Michael Stewart.

He was last seen at a pub on Staten Island on December 20.

Investigators say a person described as a friend of the victim will be charged with the murder, though Stewart's body has not yet been found.

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