Hempstead man could face 25 years for 1995 murder

A Hempstead man could see 25 years to life for a 15-year-old murder. Police say 65-year-old Paul Sampson, of Hempstead, shot Vilma Portillo in the

HEMPSTEAD - A Hempstead man could see 25 years to life for a 15-year-old murder. Police say 65-year-old Paul Sampson, of Hempstead, shot Vilma Portillo in the head during a robbery in Westbury in 1995. The 60-year-old woman was sitting in her car in the parking lot of her employer on Main Street. Detectives have not yet released information on how the crime was solved.

Sampson will be back in court on April 25.

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