Murder suspect held without bail

A Glen Cove man is being held without bail, accused of stabbing his ex-girlfriend to death.

A Glen Cove man is being held without bail, accused of stabbing his ex-girlfriend to death. (4/20/15)

GLEN COVE - A Glen Cove man is being held without bail, accused of stabbing his ex-girlfriend to death.

Police say Jose Cartagena murdered Glen Cove mother Yanira Estella Canjura Martinez last month, a week after she broke up with him.

Martinez was on her way to pick up her 5-year-old daughter from school.

After her murder, police tracked down Cartagena in Los Angeles.

He is due back in court on Wednesday.

     

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