East Meadow, NY - March 25, 2014 - Homicide Squad detectives report the details of homicide that occurred on March 22, 2014 at 3:43 pm in East Meadow.
According to detectives, First Precinct officers received a 911 call for a male walking and stumbling on Merrick Avenue near Hempstead Turnpike. Upon arrival officers located the body of a deceased male in the rear parking area of Temple Emanu-El, 123 Merrick Avenue. The victim, a 34 year old Jamaican National, was pronounced deceased at the scene. According to detectives the victim died from an apparent drug overdose and they are awaiting toxicology reports from the Medical Examiners Office.
The victim’s name is being withheld pending family notification.