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New York's 'Club Kid Killer' Michael Alig released from prison

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NEW YORK - An infamous former Manhattan party promoter, dubbed the 'Club Kid Killer' by tabloid newspapers for the 1996 death of a downtown partygoer, has been released from prison after serving 17 years, corrections officials said.

Michael Alig, 48, was a popular fixture in the '90s club scene in New York and gained notoriety for the killing of Andre "Angel" Melendez, whose body was chopped up and tossed into the Hudson River.

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