Steven Castro, 40, Arrested For The Murder Of Carmen Aponte, 66

Published on October 28, 2020, 5:50 am
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On Wednesday, October 28, 2020, at approximately 0136 hours, police responded to a 911 call of an unconscious person inside of 1220 Seneca Avenue, within the confines of the 41st Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, officers observed a 66-year-old female, unconscious and unresponsive, with trauma to the head.

EMS also responded to the location and pronounced the individual deceased at the scene.

The Medical Examiner will determine the cause of death.

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



Carmen Aponte
1220 Seneca Avenue
Bronx, NY 10474

Following an ongoing investigation, the following 40-year-old male individual has been arrested in regard to the above incident.


Steven Castro
1220 Seneca Avenue
Bronx, NY 10474


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

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.


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