The Homicide Squad is investigating a Homicide that occurred on Saturday, July 04, 2015 at 4:41 am in Hempstead.
According to detectives, a 28 year old male victim was found lying on the ground in front of 426 Clinton Street. The victim suffered an apparent gunshot wound to the torso. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene at 4:45 am.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding this crime to call Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
The above victim has been identified as Victor Benitez, 28, from Hempstead.
The Homicide Squad reports the arrest of James C. Marckesano, 24 of 192 Booth Street, Hempstead on November 23, 2015 in Houston, Texas for the above murder. Marckesano was extradited to Nassau County on December 8, 2015 and is charged with Murder 2nd degree. He will be arraigned on Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at First District Court, Hempstead.