Israel Flores, 27, Arrested For The Murder Of Denise Caamano, 24

Published on February 25, 2022, 3:05 am
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On Thursday, February 24, 2022, at approximately 0700 hours, police responded to a 911 call of an assault (slashing), which occurred inside of an apartment, inside of a residential building, located at 2091 Arthur Avenue, within the confines of the 48th Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, officers observed a 24-year-old female, unconscious and unresponsive, with a slash wound to the throat, inside the bedroom.

Officers also encountered a 27-year-old male, also with a slash wound to the throat, inside the location.

EMS responded and pronounced the female deceased at the scene.

The male was transported to St. Barnabas Hospital, in stable condition.

The male was subsequently taken into custody with charges pending.

A box cutter was recovered at the scene.

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 27-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged in regard to the above-listed incident.


Israel Flores
2091 Arthur Avenue
Bronx, NY 10457


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

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


Denise Caamano
2091 Arthur Avenue
Bronx, NY 10457

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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