William Peralta-Diaz, 42, Murdered

Published on April 13, 2022, 1:49 am
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The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in ascertaining the whereabouts of the unidentified males and a vehicle, seen in the attached surveillance photograph and video clip, who are sought in connection with a homicide, which occurred within the confines of the 43rd Precinct in the Bronx.

Details are as follows.

On Saturday, March 26, 2022, at approximately 2359 hours, police responded to a 911 call of an assault in progress at Castle Hill Avenue and Bruckner Boulevard.

Upon arrival, in front of 2162 Bruckner Boulevard, police observed a 42-year-old male with a stab wound to his right leg.

EMS responded and transported the male to NYC Health + Hospitals/ Jacobi, where he was pronounced deceased.

A preliminary investigation revealed that the victim was a passenger in a 1999 “Mazda” 4-door sedan, that was struck from behind by the vehicle, seen in the attached surveillance photograph and video clip.

The victim exited the vehicle to speak with the operator/occupants of the vehicle, which struck his car, when he was stabbed.

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


William Peralta-Diaz
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10472

Surveillance video clip and photograph(s) of the suspect(s)’ vehicle are attached and available at DCPI.

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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