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Police Rule Death of Jackson Heights Man a Homicide

Suspect (NYPD) and 35-01 93rd St. (Google)

May 6, 2019 By Meghan Sackman

The police have determined that a 40-year-old man found dead in his Jackson Heights apartment in March was the victim of a homicide and have identified a suspect.

Jackson Heights resident, Hector Fernandez, 40, was discovered unconscious inside his apartment at 35-01 93rd St. on March 18 around 7:42 a.m., according to police. EMS pronounced him dead at the scene. 

Through video surveillance, police have identifi0ed one person of interest in connection to the homicide.

The suspect is described by police as male, Hispanic, in his 20s, with a medium build. He was last seen wearing black pants, white sneakers, a grey long sleeve shirt, a grey baseball cap, and a dark colored jacket. He was also carrying a green coat.

No arrests have been made and the investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).


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Random guy

way too much racist comments towards immigrants.
Jackson Heights should embrace diversity

JH resident

Give me a second I’m having issues finding some argument that lets me blame this all on immagrants


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