Lindenhurst Man Arrested Following Fatal Stabbing in Copiague, Authorities Report

Jose Collado-Nunez, 29, of Lindenhurst charged with 1st Degree Manslaughter.

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SCPD arrested Jose Collado-Nunez, 29, of Lindenhurst, for fatally stabbing a man in Copiague.

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Copiague, NY - May 22, 2017 - Suffolk County Police have arrested Jose Collado-Nunez, 29, of Lindenhurst, for fatally stabbing a man during an altercation in Copiague on May 20.
 
Two men attending a wedding party at the residence located at 120 Vespucci Ave., became involved in an altercation on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at approximately 8:20 p.m. Anyelo Rosario, 28, of Copiague, was stabbed during the altercation and transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. The other man was transported to a local hospital where he was treated for minor injuries.
 
Homicide Squad detectives charged Collado-Nunez with Manslaughter 1st Degree.
 
The investigation is continuing.
 
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