Michael Parko, 28, Arrested For The Murder Of Matthew Parko, 19

Published on October 22, 2018, 3:32 pm
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On Friday, October 19, 2018, at approximately 0950 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male, stabbed inside of 1239 Franklin Avenue, within the confines of the 42nd Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, offices observed a 19-year-old male unconscious and unresponsive with a stab wound in the torso.

EMS also responded and transported the male to Bronx Lebanon Hospital, where he was later pronounced deceased.

The deceased has been identified as follows.


Matthew Parko
1239 Franklin Avenue, Apt. 5B
Bronx, NY 10456

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 28-year-old individual has been arrested and charged on Friday, October 19, 2018, at 1945 hours.


Michael Parko
1239 Franklin Avenue, Apt. 5B
Bronx, NY 10456


  • murder,
  • 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 Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.


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