A homeless man that supposedly fatally punched another homeless man in the head has actually been arrested and also butted in the criminal activity, cops stated.
Homicide investigatives arrested and also billed Daniel Hughes, 38, with attack in the 2nd level after the Jan. 2 case, Suffolk County Police stated.
Victim Wayne Sapiane, 65, informed reacting polices prior to he passed away that he was struck on the head by an unidentified white man in the location of West Main Street in Riverhead.
Sapiane was moved to Peconic Bay Medical Center and also later on to Southside Hospital in Bay Shore, where he supposedly went through surgical procedure and also was maintained active on a ventilator up until physicians informed his household that he would certainly not recuperate from the attack, Riverhead Local reported. He passed away on Jan. 5.
Police are holding Hughes at the 7th Precinct and also he is arranged for accusation at Riverhead Town Court on Wednesday.
” Rest In Peace my caring bro Wayne,” Sapiane’s bro Gary Sapiane published on Facebook.
Gary Sapiane, a Sag Harbor radio individuality at WLNG, informed Riverhead Local that he’s “not mosting likely to relax” up until Wayne gets justice.
” We’re looking for responses and also I’m not mosting likely to relax up until we have them,” Gary informed the information electrical outlet.
Gary additionally stated relationships with his bro were stressed due to the fact that Wayne, a dad of 2 and also an artist, dealt with alcoholic abuse.
” But he really did not deserve this,” Gary Sapiane stated.
Gary did not quickly comment to The Post.