Jose Almodovar, 53, Arrested For The Murder Of Brandon Almonte, 22

Published on February 25, 2020, 5:27 am
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On Monday, February 24, 2020, at approximately 1630 hours, police responded to a 911 call of an assault in progress inside of 5869 Broadway, within the confines of the 50th Precinct in Bronx.

Upon arrival, officers observed a 22-year-old male, unconscious and unresponsive, with multiple stab wounds to the neck.

EMS responded to the location and transported the victim to New York-Presbyterian Hospital / The Allen Pavilion, where he was pronounced deceased.

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

Victim:

Brandon Almonte
25 Sunnyside Drive
Yonkers, NY 10705

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 53-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged on Monday, February 24, 2020, at 2030 hours, within the confines of the 50th Precinct.

Arrested:

Jose Almodovar
1720 University Avenue
Bronx, NY 10453

Charges:

  • 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 Stoppers‘ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.

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