LEVITTOWN, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – Nassau Police have made an arrest in the stabbing death of an elderly man on Long Island in January.
Police have arrested 40-year-old David Cahoon, Jr. of Melville in connection to the death of his uncle, 70-year-old William Cahoon, who was found dead in his home on Shepard Lane in Levittown on Jan. 4.READ MORE: Long Island Pays Tribute To Health Care Heroes And Lives Lost As Pandemic Reaches 1-Year Mark
An acquaintance called officers to ask they perform a wellness check on a Cahoon, who was discovered with multiple stab wounds in one of the bedrooms.
Cahoon is charged with second-degree murder.READ MORE: COVID Vaccine: CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez Has What You Need To Know About The Johnson & Johnson Shot
Police told CBSN New York the victim lived alone. Cahoon was a retired maintenance worker from the Levittown School District.
Police describe Cahoon as a hoarder, and say that conditions in the house make it difficult for them to know if anything was stolen.MORE NEWS: Who Is Cuomo's Possible Successor, Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul?
Authorities want anyone with any information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.