Harry Behlin, 47, Arrested For The Murder Of Arnelle Branch, 17 & Kevin Dillard, 21

Published on May 07, 2020, 11:53 pm
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On Sunday, August 11, 2019, at approximately 2342 hours, police responded to 911 calls of shots fired at the rear of 2975 White Plains Road, within the confines of the 49th Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, officers observed two males with gunshot wounds in front of 2955 White Plains Road.

A 21-year-old male sustained a gunshot wound to the neck and a 17-year-old male sustained a gunshot wound to the torso.

EMS responded to the location and transported the victims to Jacobi Hospital, where they were both pronounced deceased.

Following proper family notification, the deceased males, 17 and 21 years of age respectively, have been identified as follows.


Arnelle Branch
2825 Olinville Avenue
Bronx, NY 10467

Kevin Dillard
653 Britton Street
Bronx, NY 10467

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation in regard to the above described homicides, the following 47-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged as follows.


Harry Behlin
515 W. 143rd Street
Manhattan, NY 10031


  • murder in the 2nd degree (2 counts)

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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