David Brown, 33 Arrested For The Murder Of Nicholas Brittai, 28

Published on December 10, 2020, 9:01 pm
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On Thursday, September 03, 2020, at approximately 1300 hours, police responded to a 911 call of an aided male near the corner of W. 110th Street and 7th Avenue, within the confines of the 28th Precinct in Manhattan.

Upon arrival, officers were advised that responding EMS removed a 28-year-old aided male with head injuries from the location, and transported him to Mt. Sinai Saint Luke’s Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased on Friday, September 11, 2020.

The Medical Examiner has deemed the incident a homicide.

Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as indicated.



Nicholas Brittain

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following individuals have been arrested and charged on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 and Friday, September 25, 2020, respectively, within the confines of the 28th Precinct.


Lorenzo Scott
116-06 207th Street
Queens, NY 11411


  • tampering with physical evidence.


David Brown
2111 Lafontaine Avenue
Bronx, NY 10457


  • criminally negligent homicide;
  • tampering with physical evidence.

The investigation remains ongoing.

All charges are merely accusations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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 Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.


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