Homicide Squad detectives are investigating a homicide that was discovered and reported to the Floral Park Police Department on Sunday, June 13, 2021 at 1:10 pm in Floral Park.
According to detectives, a female victim, 28 years of age, was found deceased at the Floral Park Motel, 30 Jericho Turnpike.
The investigation into this incident continues.
Details by: D/Sgt. Bertini/Homicide Squad 06/13/20/2230/8834
D/Sgt. Bertini / Homicide Sqd. 06/15/21/1750/7990
The above listed female victim has been identified as Destinee Lavender, 28, of Elmont.
D/Sgt. Bertini / Homicide Sqd. 06/16/21/0700/7990
Arrested for the above listed Homicide is Defendant Ruth Toussaint, 34, of Elmont. She is charged with Murder 2nd Degree and will be arraigned on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 in Mineola.