The Homicide Squad is investigating a Homicide that occurred on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 4:50 p.m. in Hempstead.
According to detectives, police responded to a radio assignment of a fight in the vicinity of 155 Franklin Ave. Upon arrival, they discovered a 39-year-old male victim had been stabbed. He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased by a staff physician.
The incident is still under investigation.
The identity of the victim is being withheld at this time.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding the above Homicide contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS or call 911. All callers will remain anonymous.
Details by: D/Lt. Fitzpatrick/Homicide Squad 03/07/20/2343/8751
The Homicide Squad reports the Arrest of Westley Witts, 30, who is homeless, for the above listed Homicide. He is charged with Murder 2nd degree and Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd degree. He will be arraigned on Sunday, March 8, 2020 a First District Court, Hempstead.
Details by: D/Lt. Fitzpatrick/Homicide 03/08/20/0200/8751