Homicide Squad detectives are investigating a Homicide that was discovered on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 2:07 pm in Massapequa.
According to detectives, the body of an unidentified male was discovered in the Massapequa Preserve near Seaview Avenue and Ocean Avenue. The death, according to detectives, appears to be suspicious in nature.
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.
Details by: D/Lt. Fitzpatrick/Homicide Squad 03/23/17/2250/6672
***UPDATE*** D/Lt. Fitzpatrick / Homicide Sqd. 03/25/17/1315/7990
The above listed death has been ruled a homicide of an unidentifiable male Hispanic in his late teens to early twenties, wearing an American Eagle brand three buttoned dark colored shirt. The investigation is ongoing.
***UPDATE*** D/Lt. Fitzpatrick/Homicide Sqd. 04/05/17/1430/8688
The above victim has been identified as Julio Cesar Gonzales-Espantzay, 19, of Valley Stream.
***UPDATE***D/Lt. Fitzpatrick/Homicide Squad***08/15/17/2030/7740
The Homicide Squad reports the arrest of Carlos Portillo, 22, of 60 Princeton St,. Hempstead, on Saturday, 07/29/17 and Kevin Granados-Coreas, 19, of 259-31 147th Rd., Rosedale, on Tuesday, 08/15/17, in connection with the above listed homicide. Both defendants are each being charged with Murder 2ndDegree. Portillo was arraigned on Sunday, 07/30/17 and Granados-Coreas will be arraigned on Wednesday, 08/16/17, both in First District Court, Hempstead.