John Levestone, 37, Murdered

Published on April 23, 2023, 8:46 am
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On Saturday, April 22, 2023, at approximately 2231 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male, stabbed inside of 1145 University Avenue, within the confines of the 44th Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, officers observed a 37-year-old male victim with a stab wound to the torso in the hallway of the location.

The victim was transported to NYC Health + Hospitals / Lincoln, where he was pronounced deceased.

A female person of interest was taken into custody at the scene.

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


John Levestone
1125 University Avenue
Bronx, NY 10452

There have been no arrests made and 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 Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.


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