Arrest Made in Connection with Stabbing Death of Freeport Man, Police Say

Officials: Roy Christmas, 36, has been charged with 2nd Degree Murder.

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NCPD reports the arrest of Roy Christmas, 36, homeless, for a Homicide.

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Hempstead, NY - May 15, 2018 - Defendant Roy Christmas, 36, homeless, was arrested for a Homicide that occurred on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 4:20 a.m. in Hempstead
According to detectives, Hempstead police responded to a call for a man stabbed on Warner Avenue. The male victim, William Pinckney of Freeport, 57, was transported to Nassau University Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased by a staff physician at 4:57 a.m.
Roy Christmas is charged with Murder 2nd Degree and will be arraigned Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at First District Court, Hempstead.
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