The Homicide Squad are investigating a death of an undetermined nature that was discovered and reported to police on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 2:20 pm in Merrick.
According to detectives, police were dispatched for an aided call to a residence on Lindgren Street for a 58-year old female who was unresponsive. Upon arrival the victim was pronounced deceased by a Nassau County Police Medic.
The cause of death has yet to be determined and the investigation into this incident continues.
Details by: D/Lt. Fitzpatrick/Homicide 02/23/20/0915/9962
*** UPDATE ***
Homicide Squad detectives report the arrest of John Gerges, 60, of 14 Lindgren Street, Merrick in connection with the above incident after a domestic altercation occurred with the victim, his wife, Marvat Gerges, 58, of the same address, who suffered a fatal injury during the incident.
Gerges is charged with Murder 2nd Degree and will be arraigned in First District Court, Hempstead on 2/24/2020.
Details by: D/Lt. Fitzpatrick/Homicide Squad 02/23/20/2105/6672