Derrick Nichols, 32, Arrested For The Murder Of Justin Mock, 28

Published on April 26, 2021, 6:10 am
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On Friday, March 13, 2020, at approximately 2331 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male, stabbed at the intersection of W. 144th Street and Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Boulevard, within the confines of the 32nd Precinct in Manhattan.

Upon arrival, officers observed a 27-year-old male with stab wounds to the torso.

EMS responded to the location and transported the victim to NYC Health + Hospitals / Harlem, where he was pronounced deceased.

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


Justin Mock
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10466

The following 32-year-old male individual has been arrested in regard to the above-listed homicide.


Derrick Nichols
address withheld
Manhattan, NY 10030


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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