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‘Spider-Man’ Dancer Murder: Marcus Bellamy Strangles BF, Posts Cryptic Message On Facebook

‘Spider-Man’ Dancer Murder: Marcus Bellamy Strangles BF, Posts Cryptic Message On Facebook
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‘Spider-Man’ Dancer Murder: Marcus Bellamy Strangles BF, Posts Cryptic Message On Facebook

A Broadway dancer accused of killing his partner has been charged with murder.

Marcus Bellamy beat and strangled his 27-year-old boyfriend Bernardo Almonte. Upon arrival, the police found the body of the victim in a Bronx apartment on Friday. Almonte, a freelance IT technician, was transported to the hospital but was pronounced dead.

According to the police, Bellamy bit both of the victim’s shoulders; however, the reason the two argued has not been made clear.

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‘Spider-Man’ Dancer Murder: ‘I did it for love’

Bellamy, a Broadway dancer who has performed in “Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark,” left a confession on Facebook after he killed his boyfriend.

“Forgive me,” Bellamy, who is currently facing murder and manslaughter charges, wrote. “I did it for love. I did it because I love you. He told me love and hate are the same emotion.”

As reported by the New York Daily News, Bellamy told a neighbor after the incident that he had killed his roommate. The neighbor informed the police about the crime, leading to Bellamy’s arrest.

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‘Spider-Man’ Dancer Murder: ‘He looked like he was praying,’ witness says

According to a witness, Bellamy was standing on the sidewalk and had his hands raised when the cops arrived. “The way he was standing outside, he looked like he was praying,” Lisa Turner said.

According to Pix 11, Bellamy was the dance captain and ensemble member in “Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark.” His iMDb page notes that he performed as a replacement in the musical “Tarzan” and also featured in television and movie roles including “Smash”, “Across the Universe” and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”

In a 2012 interview with, he expressed his passion for dance. “Dance was kind of all I had,” he said. “It was my after-school activity. It was my best friend. I had so much energy. I just wanted to get it out. It was the perfect solution.”

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