Court papers: East Setauket murder victim Ross Reisner was harassed by a former tenant

The man found murdered in his East Setauket home Tuesday night had been the victim of harassment by a former tenant, according to court papers.

Police say they found Ross Reisner with several gunshot wounds to the chest.

Police say they found Ross Reisner with several gunshot wounds to the chest. (9/28/13)

EAST SETAUKET - The man found murdered in his East Setauket home Tuesday night had been the victim of harassment, according to court papers.

Horse trainer and riding instructor Ross Reisner, 50, was fatally shot when someone opened fire through the window of his house on Upper Sheep Pasture Road. His partner was wounded in the shooting.

According to court papers, a harassment complaint had been filed late last month against a former tenant of Reisner's. Newsday also reports that a box containing a dead bird had been mailed to Reisner's home this past spring.

A funeral service will be held for Reisner tomorrow.
 

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