Luis Rivera, 68, Arrested For The Murder Of Fernando Rodriguez, 42

Published on August 20, 2020, 6:41 am
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On Wednesday, August 19, 2020, at approximately 2124 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male stabbed inside of 995 Aldus Street (lobby), within the confines of the 41st Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, officers observed a 42-year-old male, unconscious and unresponsive, with stab wounds about the torso and leg.

EMS responded to the location and transported the victim to NYC Health + Hospitals / Lincoln, where he was pronounced deceased.

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

Victim:

Fernando Rodriguez
995 Aldus Street
Bronx, NY 10459

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 68-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged on Thursday, August 20, 2020, at 0050 hours within the confines of the 41st Precinct.

Arrested:

Luis Rivera
1017 Bryant Avenue
Bronx, NY 10459

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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