Michael Alig (born South Bend, Indiana, April 29, 1966) is the founding member of the notorious Club Kids, a group of young clubgoers led by Alig in the late 1980s and early 1990s. In 1996 Alig was convicted of the murder of Andre "Angel" Melendez in a confrontation over a drug debt

I know why I blabbed. I must have wanted to stop me. I was spinning out of control. It's like the old saying 'What do you have to do to get attention around here - kill somebody?'


— Michael Alig


"Angel" Melendez worked at the Limelight, and after the bar's closure by federal agents, Angel was fired. With no job he moved into Alig's apartment. Increasingly affected by substance abuse, Alig and his friend Robert "Freez" Riggs murdered Angel after an argument over many things including a long-standing drug debt. Alig has stated many times that he was so high on drugs that the events are quite cloudy. On December 9, 1996, Robert "Freez" Riggs confessed to police that on March 17, 1996:

On a Sunday in March of 1996 I was at home ... and Michael Alig and Angel Melendez were loudly arguing ... and getting louder. I opened the room and started towards the other bedroom ... at which point Michael Alig was yelling, "Help me!" "Get him off of me" [Angel] started shaking him violently and banging him against the wall. He was yelling "You better get my money or I'll break your neck" ... I grabbed the hammer ... and hit Angel over the head...


— Robert "Freez" Riggs


Then according to Freez he hit Melendez a total of three times on the head. Then Alig grabbed a pillow and tried to smother him.When Melendez was unconscious Freez went to the other room and when he came back he noticed a broken syringe on the floor. However, Alig's story was that he injected Angel with Drano, while Freez claims that Alig poured it down Angel's throat and duct-taped his mouth closed. After a few days, the body began to smell. Alig injected himself with heroin, cut the legs off the corpse, and stuffed him in a box and afterward threw the corpse into the Hudson River.

Micheal Alig - Typed letter signed with original envelope.
This is for two typewritten pages signed by Micheal Alig. Original envelope included. The envelope is all handwritten and signed in full Micheal Alig with prisoner number

Micheal Alig - Typed letter signed with original handwritten envelope Micheal Alig - Typed letter signed with original handwritten envelope
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