Richard Roberts, 52, Murdered

Published on June 30, 2023, 9:03 pm
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On Friday, June 30, 2023, at approximately 0016 hours, police responded to a 911 call of an assault in progress at W. 236th Street and Broadway, within the confines of the 50th Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, officers observed a 52-year-old male with multiple stab wounds to the torso.

The victim was transported to New York-Presbyterian Allen Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.

A 58-year-old male person of interest was taken into custody at the scene.

The deceased has been identified as follows.


Richard Roberts
Bronx, NY

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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