Steven Smith, 35, Arrested For Concealment Of The Corpse Of Frank Vallelonga, 60

Published on December 01, 2022, 5:12 pm
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On Monday, November 28, 2022, at approximately 0350 hours, police responded to a 911 call of an unconscious male in front 1243 Oak Point Avenue, within the confines of the 41st Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, police observed an unidentified adult male, unconscious and unresponsive, on the ground at the location.

The 60-year-old male had no obvious signs of trauma observed.

EMS responded to the location and pronounced the male deceased at the scene.

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 35-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged in regard to the above-listed incident.


Steven Smith
800 Barretto Street
Bronx, NY 10474


  • concealment of a human corpse

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


Frank Vallelonga
Bronx, NY

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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