Elmont woman murdered at Floral Park Motel


Nassau County police reported a homicide that occurred at the Floral Park Motel on June 13. Following an investigation, 28-year-old Destinee Lavender, of Elmont, was found dead in the motel, at 30 Jericho Turnpike.

Police later arrested Ruth Toussaint, 34, of Elmont, as she was charged with murder in the second degree. Toussaint was scheduled to be arragined on June 16 in Mineola, but it was adjourned to June 21.

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Courtesy NCPD; compiled by Nakeem Grant