06-30-2019 | 1:20 PM | LAKE GROVE,NY — Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating a murder-suicide that occurred in Lake Grove today.
A 911 caller told police that while conducting a wellness check a man had been found dead at 184 Hallock Road, APT J1, on Sunday afternoon. Fourth Precinct officers responded to the scene at approximately 1:20 p.m. and found Varujan Manougian dead from what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound. His wife, Barbara Manougian, was found in her vehicle that was parked directly outside of the apartment building a short time later with a gunshot wound.
It is believed that Varujan Manougian shot his wife before going inside and killing himself. There was no one else in the home at the time of the incident.
Varujan Manougian, 69, of Lake Grove, and Barbara Manougian, 67, of Lake Grove, were both pronounced dead on the scene by a physician assistant from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner.
Detectives are asking anyone with information on this incident to call the Homicide Squad at 631-852-6392.
06-25-2019 | 1:00 AM | PATERSON,NJ — A 5 Alarm fire destroyed four homes in Paterson, New Jersey in the early morning hours on Tuesday June 25, 2019. Firefighters from Paterson Fire Department received 911 calls around 1:00 a.m., reporting a fire at 480 Summer Street. When firefighters arrived they encountered heavy fire conditions in four residential homes. A 3rd Alarm fire was immediately transmitted due to the heavy fire conditions. Mutual aid from multiple Passaic and Bergen County fire departments was requested to the scene and to provide fire coverage in Paterson. Flames could be seen lighting up the night sky over Paterson with flames greater than 50 feet in the air. Sources say the fire was possible being fueled by gas inside. Dozens of firefighters remained on scene into the morning.
06-22-2019 | 6:45 PM | EAST PATCHOGUE,NY — Suffolk County Police Fifth Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a man in East Patchogue this evening.
Tervell Turner was stopped on South Country Road facing westbound at the intersection of North Dunton Avenue when his 2012 Infinity Q56 was rear ended by a 2007 Hyundai Elantra traveling westbound at approximately 6:45 p.m.
The driver of the Hyundai, a 62 year-old East Patchogue man, was transported to Long Island Community Hospital in East Patchogue where he was pronounced dead. His name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
Turner, 51, of Mastic Beach and two adult female passengers were also transported to Long Island Community Hospital where they were treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
Both vehicles were impounded for safety checks. Detectives are asking anyone with information on the crash to call the Fifth Squad at 631-854-8552.
06-22-2019 | 9:30 PM | WASHINGTON TWP,PA — A male and female were seriously injured when an ATV they were riding on rolled over on top of them. The crash happened shortly after 9:30 p.m in the area of 696 Ridge Road.
Paramedics had to utilize bystander ATV’s to gain access to the victims who were loaded on to backboards. The ATV intercepted a nearby Kittanning Ambulance unit waiting on an adjacent road.
A male occupant suffered several lacerations and was transported by ambulance to Armstrong County Memorial Hospital.
A STAT MedEvac helicopter was requested to the scene due the female victim suffering life threatening injuries.
The female was flown to a UPMC Hospital Trauma Center in Pittsburgh, PA for treatment.