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Man who confessed to New Haven homicide also registered sex offender

NEW HAVEN — Police received a confession from Robert Parris Jr., 53, in Friday’s fatal shooting on Court Street. 55-year-old Michael Rosario succumb...
Robert Parris

NEW HAVEN — Police received a confession from Robert Parris Jr., 53, in Friday’s fatal shooting on Court Street.

55-year-old Michael Rosario succumbed to injuries after suffering a gunshot wound.

Parris is charged with murder with a bond set at $750,000.

He also had an arrest warrant out in Meriden for violating of a protective order.

FOX61 learned Sunday that Parris is listed on the Connecticut Sex Offender Registry.

He was arrested and charged with 1st-degree Sexual Assault in March of 1986 after an incident involving a 14-year-old girl, against her will.

The female victim lived in the apartment building Parris resided in at the time of his arrest.

Parris is scheduled to be in court December 24.