For Immediate Release
Friday, November 02, 2018
Incident: Man Murdered in North Patchogue
Location: 45 Sinn Street, North Patchogue
Date/Time: Friday, November 2, 2018 at approximately 1:40 p.m

Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating an incident in which a man was found murdered inside his home in North Patchogue today. 


Fifth Precinct officers responded to 45 Sinn Street at approximately 1:40 p.m. after a resident of the home called 911, and reported a man was injured and unconscious. When police arrived, they found Kristopher Appel, 30, deceased.


An autopsy will be conducted by the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner to determine the cause of death.


The investigation is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to call the Homicide Squad at 631-852-6392 or call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.



Authority: Geraldine Hart, Commissioner 18-645284
Suffolk County Police Department

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