On Monday, November 19, 2018 at approximately 12:02 p.m., Yonkers Police Department officers responded to 500 Odell Avenue (Wells Fargo Bank) on the report of a body that was found in a duffel bag outside the bank, near a dumpster.
The deceased male victim sustained multiple stab wounds about the body, and was pronounced deceased at the scene. Further investigation led investigators and NYPD personnel to 1930 Schiefelin Avenue (Edenwald Houses), within the confines of the 47 Precinct (PSA#8) in Bronx. The investigation remains ongoing.
The deceased has been identified as:
Deshawn Seaborne, 24
1315 Highland Avenue
Portsmouth, VA 23704
Pursuant to an ongoing investigation with regard to the below described homicide, today at approximately 12:20 p.m., the following individual has been arrested and charged.
Christopher Myrie, 49
1930 Schiefelin Avenue
Bronx, NY 10466
Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1–800–577–TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1–888–57–PISTA (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.