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Law enforcement sources said Nelaz Roberts, 29, was stabbed to death during an altercation with his uncle at about 4:57 a.m. on June 12 in a basement apartment in the 8800 block of the 187th District in southern Jamaica.
Officers from the 103rd Precinct received a 911 call about the incident and found Roberts at the scene with multiple stab wounds to his back and right hand.
The responding EMS unit declared him dead at the scene.
Sources familiar with the case said Roberts and his uncle had a spat before the deadly attack. The reason for the dispute is unclear and is under investigation.
A crime scene detective in a Tyvek suit enters the house.
Photo by Lloyd Mitchell
Police said the uncle of the victim, a 50-year-old man, was detained at the scene and taken to the 103rd police station for further questioning.
Several neighbors, who declined to be named, said they were not surprised by the tragedy.
“The police were there all the time. They were yelling at each other all the time,” one resident said.
“A house full of conflict, lots of incidents on the block. I saw the police in that house more than 12 times,” another neighbor added.