The Homicide Squad is investigating a Homicide that occurred in Hempstead on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 1:20 am.
According to detectives, four (4) victims of an Assault were discovered at a Perry Street residence. Three (3) victims were pronounced deceased at the scene by a Nassau County Police Medic. The investigation is ongoing.
Details by: D/Lt Lebrun/PIO 08/12/17/0655/8348
The Homicide Squad reports the arrest of Bobby Vanderhall, 34, of 125 Perry Street, Hempstead on Saturday, August 12, 2017 in Hempstead. According to detectives, the defendant entered the Perry Street residence at approximately 1:15 am. He confronted the victims identified as Lynn Vanderhall, 58, Melissa Vanderhall, 29, and Janel Simpson, 29 and a fourth female victim, striking them all multiple times with a hammer. The fourth victim was transported to a local hospital where she is listed in stable condition.
Defendant Bobby Vanderhall is charged with three counts of Murder 2nd Degree and 1 count of Attempted Murder. He will be arraigned in First District Court on Sunday August 13, 2017.
Details by: D/Lt Fitzpatrick/Homicide Squad 08/12/17/1655/8348