HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. –– A man was charged Wednesday in the killing of his aunt, whose body was found the previous night, according to Hempstead police.
A call for a disturbance at 115 Harvard St. in Hempstead around 9 p.m. Tuesday led to the discovery of the female victim, Nassau County cops said.
The woman, identified by police as Taracker McClendon, 59, was pronounced dead a short time later.
The Hempstead woman’s cause of death is not yet known.
McCledon’s nephew, Kevin Pratt, 24, has since been arrested, police said.
He faces charges of second-degree murder and will be arraigned Thursday, according to police.
Police did not provide additional information on the initial dispute call, or a possible motive for the killing.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding the homicide to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.