The Homicide Squad reports the details of a Homicide that occurred at approximately 3:41pm on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 in South Farmingdale.
According to Detectives, Police responded to 14 1st Avenue for a twenty-seven-year-old female not breathing. Upon arrival, Officers located the body and it was determined that the body had expired at the scene and was pronounced by an Ambulance Technician at 3:50pm. The Medical Examiners Office has determined the cause of death to be asphyxiation. The victim has been identified as Kelly Owen, 27, of South Farmingdale.
This is a criminal homicide being investigated by the Homicide Squad. Detectives request anyone with information regarding this crime to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
Details by: D/Lt. Fitzpatrick / Homicide Sqd. 01/16/2020/1530/7990
Michael Owen, 27, of 49 Arlington Avenue, St. James, was arrested for the above incident. Defendant Owen is charged with Murder 2nd Degree. He will be arraigned on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at First District Court, Hempstead.
D/SGT. Bolitho/Homicide 01/28/20/2345/8688