Police: Long Island Taxi Driver Stabbed Over Fare
NORTH HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Police in Nassau County said 35-year-old Christopher Heron stabbed 32-year-old William Mena in the torso after the two taxi drivers fought over who was going to pick up a customer.
Mena was a 32-year-old married father with two children from Maspeth. Heron was arrested and charged with second-degree murder.
The encounter happened around 9:30 last night in a parking lot in North Hempstead Friday. Mena was pronounced dead at 12:16 a.m. Saturday.
Both men worked for Ollie’s Taxi in Franklin Square.
Detectives request anyone with information about this homicide to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
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