Police: Body found in preserve identified as Valley Stream teen

Detectives are investigating the death of Julio Cesar Gonzales-Espantzay, 19, as a homicide.

Detectives are investigating the death of Julio Cesar Gonzales-Espantzay, 19, as a homicide. (4/6/17)

MASSAPEQUA - Police have identified a body found in a Massapequa park last month as a Valley Stream teenager.

According to police, the victim is Julio Cesar Gonzales-Espantzay.

The 19-year-old was found dead in the Massapequa Preserve near Seaview Avenue and Ocean Avenue.

Detectives are investigating his death as a homicide.

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