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Two arraigned for February slaying

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Edward Malloy and Marika Hodge (Albany Police Department) Edward Malloy and Marika Hodge (Albany Police Department)

ALBANY, N.Y.—Two Albany residents were arraigned in Albany County Court Thursday for their roles in a February homicide.

Edward Malloy, 35, and Marika Hodge, 37 were both arraigned for their roles in a homicide that took place outside of Port Tavern in Albany.

Malloy was arraigned on one Count of Murder in the Second Degree and one Count of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree.

Hodge was arraigned on one Count of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree, one Count of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Third Degree, one Count of Hindering Prosecution in the First Degree, and one Count of Criminal Facilitation in Fourth Degree.

On February 16, 2014, Hodge possessed a loaded gun and gave it to Malloy. Malloy allegedly took the pistol and shot the victim, Jamal Forbes, resulting in his death.

Malloy pleaded not guilty to all charges and was sent to Albany County Correctional Facility without bail. Hodge also pleaded not guilty to all charges and was sent to Albany County Correctional Facility with $100,000 cash bail.

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