Update - April 20, 2015 - The Homicide Squad reports Jose Cartagena is charged with Murder 2nd degree and will be arraigned on Monday, April 20, 2015 at First District Court in Hempstead.
Update - April 9th, 2015 - The Homicide Squad reports the arrest of defendant Jose Cartagena 54, of Pearsall Street, Glen Cove for the below crime. Charges and arraignment are pending extradition from California.
Update - March 27th, 2015 - The Homicide Squad has identified the victim as Yanira Estelle Canjura Martinez of Glen Cove.
Glen Cove, NY - March 26th, 2015 - The Homicide Squad is investigating a Homicide that occurred on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 3:15 pm in Glen Cove.
According to detectives, 911 received a call for an assault in progress in the parking lot of 221 Glen Street. Upon arrival, police found a female, 32 lying on the ground with multiple stab wounds. The victim was transported to local hospital where she was pronounced at 4:02 pm by hospital staff.
The investigation is ongoing.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding this crime to call Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.