UPDATE: SCPD Make Another Arrest as Investigation Continues on Body Found in Manorville

Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives and Arson Squad detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man found in Manorville yesterday.

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Orlen Soliz-Galvez(l) and Bryan RosalesMejia (r)

Update - October 21, 2015 - Suffolk County Police have arrested another man in connection with the murder of German Guzman whose body was found in the Otis Pike Preserve in Manorville on October 15.

Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives arrested Orlen Soliz-Galvez yesterday and charged him with Murder 2nd Degree.

Soliz-Galvez, 18, of Amityville is being held at the Fifth Precinct and is scheduled to be arraigned this morning at First District Court in Central Islip.

The investigation is continuing.

The original press release and earlier update is below.

Update - October 18, 2015 - Suffolk County Police have arrested a man in connection with the murder of a man found in Manorville on October 15.

Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives arrested Bryan RosalesMejia for the murder of German Guzman. Guzman, 36, of Amityville was found within the Otis Pike Preserve on October 15 at approximately 1:45 p.m.

RosalesMejia, 21, of Amityville, was charged with Murder 2nd Degree. He was arraigned this morning at First District Court in Central Islip.

The investigation is continuing.

A criminal charge is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

The original press release is below.

Manorville, NY - October 16th, 2015 - Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives and Arson Squad detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man found in Manorville yesterday.

A passing motorist traveling on Wading River-Manor Road in Manorville noticed a fire on the side of the road and discovered it was a burning body. Riverhead Town Police notified Suffolk Police after the passerby called 911 at approximately 1:45 p.m.

Police have not yet identified the victim. The body, which was located within the Otis Pike Preserve, will be taken to the Suffolk County Medical Examiner where an autopsy will be performed.

The investigation is continuing.

 

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  • Bryan RosalesMejia

  • Orlen Soliz-Galvez