Tayvius Lewis, 22, Arrested For Double Murder

Published on June 11, 2020, 10:27 am
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On Thursday, May 28, 2020, at approximately 2040 hours, police responded to a 911 call of two males stabbed inside of 868 Amsterdam Avenue, within the confines of the 24th Precinct / Police Service Area 6 in Manhattan.

Upon arrival, officers observed two males unconscious and unresponsive in the hallway of the 3rd floor of the location.

A 36-year-old male sustained multiple stab wounds throughout the body and a male in his teens, also appeared to have sustained multiple stab wounds throughout the body.

EMS responded to the location and transported the victims to St. Luke’s Hospital, where they were both pronounced deceased.

The identity of both victims is pending proper family notification.

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, detectives are asking for the public’s assistance identifying the two individuals in the attached surveillance photographs and video clip.

Subsequent investigation determined the individuals were in the vicinity at the time of the incident and are wanted for questioning at this time in regard to the above-described homicide.

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 22-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged with the incident below.

Arrested:

Tayvius Lewis
828 E. 227 Street
Bronx, NY 10466

Charges:

  • 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 Stoppers‘ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.

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