Police: Woman found stabbed to death in Glen Cove

Police are searching for a suspect involved in a fatal stabbing that occurred in Glen Cove yesterday afternoon.



According to detectives, a 911 call was received for an assault in progress in the parking lot of 221 Glen St.



Police say upon arrival they found a female lying on the ground with multiple stab wounds.



The victim has been identified by police as 32-year-old Yanira Estella Canjura Martinez. Police say she was a single mother.



Martinez was transported to the hospital, where she was pronounced dead.



Police say the victim was on her way to pick up her 5-year-old daughter when she was attacked. They say the father of the child lives in El Salvador.



Police say the suspect is described as a Hispanic male.



Relatives from outside the New York area will be taking care of the girl.



Detectives are asking anyone with information to call Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.


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