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NCPD: Third Arrest Made in Connection with Homicide Victim Discovered in Massapequa Preserve

Laura Christina Campos of Maryland, 28, is charged with Murder 2nd degree, cops say.

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NCPD reports the arrest of Laura Christina Campos of Maryland, 28, in connection with a Homicide that was discovered on Thursday, March 23, 2017 in Massapequa.

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Massapequa, NY - September 29, 2017 - The Homicide Squad reports the arrest of Laura Christina Campos, 28, of Bladensburg, Maryland, in connection with a Homicide that was discovered on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 2:07 pm in Massapequa.
According to detectives, the body of Julio Cesar Gonzales-Espantzay, 19, of Valley Stream was discovered in the Massapequa Preserve near Seaview Avenue and Ocean Avenue. The death, according to detectives, appeared to be suspicious in nature.
Defendant Campos is charged with Murder 2nd degree. She will be arraigned on Friday, September 29, 2017 at First District Court, Hempstead.
Previously, police had also arrested Carlos Portillo, 22, of Hempstead, on Saturday, 07/29/17 and Kevin Granados-Coreas, 19, of Rosedale, on Tuesday, 08/15/17, in connection with the above listed homicide as well. Both defendants were charged with Murder 2nd Degree. Portillo was arraigned on Sunday, 07/30/17 and Granados-Coreas was arraigned on Wednesday, 08/16/17, both in First District Court, Hempstead.
Detectives, who continue to investigate this incident, request anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
A criminal charge is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.