Homicide Squad detectives are investigating a Homicide that was discovered on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 8:35 A.M. in Roosevelt.
According to detectives, the body of a male was discovered buried in a wooded area of the Roosevelt Preserve. Subsequent investigation has deemed the death a criminal homicide.
Detectives have identified the deceased as Josue Amaya Leonor, 19, of Roosevelt. The investigation is ongoing.
Detectives ask anyone with information regarding this crime to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.
Details by:D/Lt. Fitzpatrick/Hom 06/04/18/1630/7336
Defendant Jose Lopez, 19, of 182 Howard Ave., Roosevelt, has been arrested in connection with the above homicide. He is charged with Murder 2nd Degree. He will be arraigned on Friday, June 15, 2018 at First District Court, Hempstead.
Details by: D/Lt. Fitzpatrick/Homicide 06/14/18/2220/8751