A Homicide Suspect Arrested

Published on December 03, 2018, 12:37 pm
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On Tuesday August 21, 2018, at approximately 08:03 p.m., police responded to a 911 call of an emotionally disturbed person inside of 5467 Fieldston Road, within the confines of the 50 Precinct in Bronx.

Upon arrival, responding officers encountered a disoriented 75-year-old male. EMS also responded to the location and transported the male to Montefiore Medical Center, where he was admitted for further treatment. The male’s health deteriorated and on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 he was pronounced deceased at the medical center.

The deceased has been identified as:

John Murphy
5467 Fieldston Road
Bronx, NY 10471

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following individual, a 46-year-old male, was arrested on October 15, 2018 at 05:00 p.m.:

Brian Murphy
306 W. 102 Street
Manhattan, NY 10025


The investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers’ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.


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