2017-05-18 / Front Page

Police arrest suspect in Copiague attack that left one man dead

Jose Collado-NunezJose Collado-NunezSuffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives arrested a Lindenhurst man, Jose Collado-Nunez, 29, of 51 Feustal St., Sun., May 21, charging him with fatally stabbing a man during an altercation in Copiague on May 20. Collado-Nunez was charged with Manslaughter 1st Degree.

Police gave this account: Collado-Nunez was attending a wedding party at a residence at 120 Vespucci Ave., and became involved in an altercation at approximately 8:20 p.m. with Anyelo Rosario, 28, of Copiague.

Rosario was stabbed during the altercation and transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. Collado-Nunez was transported to a local hospital where he was treated for minor injuries.

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