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Melville Man Arrested for Fatal Stabbing of Uncle, NCPD Reports

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David Cahoon, 40, is charged with Murder 2nd Degree.

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David Cahoon, 40.

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Homicide Squad detectives report the arrest of David Cahoon Jr., 40, of Melville, in connection with homicide that was discovered on Friday, January 4, 2019 at 6:44 pm in Levittown.
 
According to detectives, Second precinct officers received a call to conduct a “Well Check” at a residence on Shepard Lane. Upon gaining entry into the home officers found the deceased body of an elderly male in one of the homes bedrooms.
 
A subsequent investigation revealed that the male, William Cahoon, 70, was found to be the victim of multiple stab wounds.
 
David Cahoon is charged with Murder 2nd Degree and was arraigned in First District Court, Hempstead.
 
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