Suffolk DA Reports Central Islip Man Sentenced For Machete Murder
Local News, Crime
By Long Island News & PR
Published: November 14 2017
Santo Torres attacked Jose Hernandez, 39, in Brentwood on September 8, 2016, officials say.
Santo Torres of Central Islip was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for a 2016 machete murder.
Photo by: Suffolk County Police Department
Central Islip, NY - November 14, 2017 - A Central Islip man was sentenced today, his 44th birthday, to 25 years to life in prison for the machete murder of his ex-girlfriend’s boyfriend last year.
Santo Torres attacked Jose Hernandez, 39, outside a house on Bradley Street in Brentwood on September 8, 2016.
After a three week trial, Torres was convicted of murder in the second degree on August 8.