Ezort C. Stevens Arrested For Double Homicide

Published on June 19, 2019, 12:16 pm
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On Saturday June 15, 2019 at approximately 1332 hours police responded to a 911 call for a wellness check at 2153 Belmont Avenue within the confines 48 Precinct. Upon arrival, police discovered a 10-year-old female and 34-year-old female unconscious and unresponsive. A 32-year-old male was also discovered unconscious and unresponsive with a gunshot to the head. EMS responded and pronounced the 10-year-old and 34-year-old females deceased on scene. The 32-year-old male was transported to Saint Barnabas Hospital in critical condition. The Medical Examiner will determine the cause of death.

Following family notification, the deceased have been identified as:

Heaven Ross, 10
2153 Belmont Avenue
Bronx, NY 10457

Linda Manigault, 34
2153 Belmont Avenue
Bronx, NY 10457

On june 17, 2019, the following individual has been arrested and charged in connection to this incident.


Ezort C. Stevens
2153 Belmont Avenue
Bronx, NY 10457


  • criminal possession of a firearm (2 counts)

On June 18, 2019, the above-listed incident has been deemed a double homicide. 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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