Luis Bonilla, 32, Arrested For The Murder Of Nicholas Rappa, 91

Published on August 09, 2021, 4:15 pm
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On Tuesday, August 03, 2021, at approximately 1234 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a robbery inside of 2400 Wicham Avenue within the confines of the 49th Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, police discovered a 91-year-old male victim, in the garage, unconscious and unresponsive with injuries to the head.

EMS also responded and pronounced the victim deceased.

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


Nicholas Rappa
2400 Wicham Avenue
Bronx, NY 10469

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following individual has been arrested and charged on Monday, August 09, 2021, at 0950 hours within the confines of the 49th Precinct.


Luis Bonilla
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10458


  • assault;
  • murder;
  • robbery;
  • manslaughter.

Surveillance video clip and photographs of the suspect are attached and available at DCPI.

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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