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Yonkers Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found inside a parked vehicle around 7:53 a.m. Tuesday morning at Murray's Skating Rink at 348 Tuckahoe Road.
The Westchester County Medical Examiner's office has ruled the man's death a suicide.
The 47 year old victim has not been identified.
He has not been identified.
Yonkers Police are investigating what may have been an attempted burglary at the Raymour and Flanigan furniture store at 1855 Central Park Avenue.
Cops on routine patrol at 2:15 a.m. June 1, observed the loading dock door to be slightly open. Further investigation revealed that the door had been forced open and a burglar's tool was located in the area.
Police in Yonkers are searching for a man who robbed a woman ouside St. Joseph's Hospital at 127 South Broadway Monday night. Two Detectives leaving the hospital heard a female yelling for help shortly before 10:30 p.m..
Police have now made two arrests in connection with a double shooting last month that left a woman dead and her husband seriously injured. The April 21st shooting occurred at 1159 Yonkers Avenue. 34 year old Sandra Hackley was killed in that attack, her husband, 31 year old Rafael Cornielle, sustained multiple gunshot wounds. Cornielle survived his injuries. Hackley's 12 year old daughter suffered a graze wound to her leg in the shooting as well.
Yonkers Police have now identified the construction laborer fatally stabbed this week as 23 year old German Medina-Vasquez of 86 Orchard Street in Yonkers.
Medina-Vasquez was murdered in front of 216 New Main Street around 2:30 on Monday.
Police have said robbery did not appear to be a motive. They're looking to the public for help in solving the homicide.
Police are looking to the public for help in solving the killing.
Anyone with information is urged to call detectives at (914) 377-7724
Police in Yonkers say a city man who allegedly stabbed his mother and father in an apartment at 58 Maple Street is in custody following a tense standoff with police that ended up on the building's rooftop.
Yonkers Police are calling it the most violent weekend in years.
Detectives are investigating five shootings, two stabbings, an armed robbery and two gang beatings, all of which occurred between Friday evening and Sunday night. In one of the shootings, which occurred on Cliff Street, bullets were found in a home containing children inside. In another incident, a beverage store was held up at gunpoint on McLean Avenue.
The Yonkers police union says the spike in violence is further proof that deep cuts to the department could have deadly consequences.
PBA President Detective Keith Olson says the department is already operating with reduced manpower, which has led to more crime in specific areas. Olson calls the city's plan to lay off cops "ludicrous," especially during a time when crime appears to be on the rise in each section of the city. Mayor Phil Amicone says the city needs millions of state and federal dollars to prevent the elimination of 91 police positions starting July 1.
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