Exiquio Castillo, 47, Arrested For The Murder Of Flor Recio, 45

Published on February 17, 2022, 7:00 am
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On Wednesday, February 16, 2022, at approximately 0426 hours, police responded to a 911 call of an assault in progress, inside of an apartment, located at 1500 Noble Avenue, within the confines of the 43rd Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, officers observed a 45-year-old female with multiple stab wounds about the torso.

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

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


Flor Recio
1500 Noble Avenue
Bronx, NY 10460

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation the following 47-year-old male individual turned himself into the 43rd precinct and has been charged as indicated.


Exiquio Castillo
840 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10451


  • murder;
  • manslaughter;
  • criminal possession of a weapon.

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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