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Danueal Drayton extradited to New York to face charges in murder of Queens nurse Samantha Stewart

Man accused of killing Queens nurse extradited to NYC 00:30

NEW YORK -- A man accused of killing a Queens nurse after meeting on a dating app has been extradited to New York to face charges.

Danueal Drayton, 31, is being held in California on an unrelated crime.

The Queens District Attorney has charged Drayton with murder and sexual assault.

Investigators say 29-year-old Samantha Stewart was found strangled at her home in Jamaica in 2018 after a date with Drayton.

If convicted, he could face up to 25 years to life in prison.

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