Update - November 9, 2016 - The Homicide Squad reports the arrest of Marvin Yanez, 42, of Mineola for the crime. Defendant Yanez is being charged with Murder 2nd Degree and Assault 2nd Degree. He will be arraigned on Thursday, November 10, 2016 at First District Court, Hempstead.
The original press release and an earlier update is below.
Update - October 20, 2016 - The Homicide Squad has identified the above victim as Luis Rustrian Estrada, 31, from Hempstead.
The original press release is below.
Hempstead, NY - October 19, 2016 - Third Squad detectives and Homicide Squad detectives are investigating a Homicide that occurred on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 in Hempstead.
According to detectives, Hempstead Police Department officers received a call at 11:52 pm for an unconscious male Hispanic who was discovered in Brierley Park, 65 Dartmouth Street suffering from trauma injuries to his body. The unidentified male in his 30’s was transported to an area hospital for treatment and was pronounced deceased by a staff physician at 12:56 am on Wednesday, October 19.
The investigation into this incident continues and detectives request anyone with information regarding this incident to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.