Rupert Allen, 54, Arrested For The Murder Of Anthony Nieves, 40

Published on October 31, 2021, 6:11 am
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On Friday, October 29, 2021, at approximately 1955 hours, police responded to a call of an assault inside a residential building, located within the confines of the 40th Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, officers observed a conscious 40-year-old male with a stab wound to his torso inside the vestibule of the location.

EMS responded and transported the victim to Lincoln Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.

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

Victim:

Anthony Nieves
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10455

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation a 54-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged.

Arrested:

Rupert Allen
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10454

Charges:

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

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.

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