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Incidents Nearby: Bodies Found in Lynbrook Home

A rundown of police stories from neighboring communities.

Husband and Wife Found Dead in N. Lynbrook Home

A wife and her husband were found dead Thursday morning inside their North Lynbrook home.

Nassau County Police were called to 22A Catherine St. around 9:30 a.m. for a possible murder and suicide, however, preliminary reports from the medical examiner Thursday afternoon suggested there was no foul play.

"At this time it appears to be that we have a 73-year-old female who died of natural causes and her 70-year-old husband suffered a self-inflicted gun shot wound," Nassau County Police Det. Vincent Garcia told reporters at the scene.

The couple had been married for more than 20 years. No names have been released, but family members of the deceased have been notified.

The bodies were discovered after a home health care aid went to the home Thursday morning and found the door was locked, cops said.

The woman was found in her bed, and her husband's body was on the floor nearby, according to police. Detectives said the woman had been ill but her exact condition was not released. The small one-story home had a wheelchair ramp attached in the front.

Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice was also at the scene. The DA's spokesman, Chris Munzing, told Patch "the victim in the case is related to an employee in our office."

West Hempstead Home Burglarized While Owner Slept

A West Hempstead woman awoke Thursday morning to discover that her home had been burglarized while she was sleeping.

Nassau County Police's Fourth Squad is investigating the occupied burglary that occurred sometime between 10:30 p.m. on Jan. 9 and 6:30 a.m. on Jan. 10 inside a home on Jackson Avenue.

According to detectives, unknown suspects entered the home through an unlocked rear window. When the 68-year-old female victim awoke, she noticed that the window screen in her den was removed and two laptop computers were missing.

Detectives request that anyone with information about this crime should contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.  All callers will remain anonymous.

Long Beach Man Charged with Attempted Murder

A Long Beach man was arrested and charged with attempted murder Wednesday for a shooting that occurred in the city four days after Hurricane Sandy.

According to the Long Beach Police Department, Bradley Dennis, 27, shot a man in the chest near the Channel Park Homes at about 9:21 p.m. on Nov. 3, 2012. The victim was transported to South Nassau Communities Hospital in Oceanside for treatment.

Two More Women Arrested at West Hempstead Spa

One week after the arrest of two employees on unauthorized practice and prostitution charges, Nassau County Police have arrested two more employees of Royal Day Spa in West Hempstead on similar charges.

According to detectives, Xia Mei Liu, 46, and Dong J Liu, 45, both of Flushing, were arrested Wednesday afternoon after it was discovered through an undercover operation that they were practicing massage therapy without a license.

Police said that Dong Liu also offered to engage in a sexual act for an undisclosed amount of money.

West Hempstead Man Crashes Into Cop Car with Stolen Vehicle

A West Hempstead man who was driving a stolen vehicle took a Long Beach police officer on a chase before he collided into his patrol car and was arrested Friday, according to the Long Beach Police Department.

Anthony Mills, 48, was driving eastbound in the left lane on West Park Avenue at Washington Boulevard when patrol officer Brian Martin got a hit on his license plate reader for a stolen vehicle, a light-blue 2012 Honda Civic, at about 9:41 a.m. on Jan. 4, said Eric Cregeen, the department’s public information officer. 

For police reports, click the following links: Long Beach, Lynbrook, Rockville Centre arrests and incidents

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