The Homicide Squad reports the details of a Homicide that occurred on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 4:20 a.m. in Hempstead.
According to detectives, Hempstead police responded to a call for a man stabbed on Warner Avenue. The male victim was transported to Nassau University Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased by a staff physician at 4:57 a.m. The identity of the victim is being withheld pending family notification. The investigation is ongoing.
Detectives ask anyone with information regarding this crime to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS or call 911. All callers will remain anonymous.
Details by: D/Sgt. Hoeler/Hom 05/01/18/1010/8751
***UPDATE*** Details by: D/Sgt. Hoeler/Hom 05/01/18/2020/8838
The above listed victim has been identified as William Pinckney, 57, of Freeport.
***UPDADE*** Details by: D/Sgt. Hoeler/Hom 05/14/18/1940/8688
Defendant Roy Christmas, 36, homeless, was arrested for the above crime. He is charged with Murder 2nd Degree and will be arraigned Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at First District Court, Hempstead.