Police: Arrest Made in Stabbing Death of Man Outside Centereach Restaurant


Elvin Guzman, 21, has been charged with 2nd Degree Murder.

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SCPD have arrested Elvin Guzman of Centereach, 21, for stabbing a man to death.

Photo by: Suffolk County Police Department

Centereach, NY - April 27, 2017 - Suffolk County Police today arrested a Centereach man for stabbing a man to death outside a Centereach restaurant earlier this month.
During an altercation with another man in the rear of El Rio Restaurant, located at 2133 Middle Country Road, Dennis Miranda Leon was stabbed multiple times on April 15 at approximately 12:10 a.m.
Miranda Leon, 20, of Centereach, was transported to Stony Brook University Hospital where he died on April 19.
Following an investigation, Elvin Guzman, 21, was arrested on April 27 and charged with Murder 2nd Degree. Guzman is scheduled to be arraigned today at First District Court in Central Islip.
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