Elmont man arrested in murders of father, brother
Police say Dario Ormejuste, 24, was arrested for a double homicide at his home in Elmont Wednesday.
Cops say he is charged with two counts of second-degree murder for killing 65-year-old Bob Ormejuste and 30-year-old Guerby Ormejuste, his father and brother.
Police say Dario Ormejuste used his brother Guerby's gun to commit the murders. Guerby was a correction officer at Rikers Island.
Police say Ormejuste had been in the house with the bodies and came outside to smoke a cigarette as officers arrived. According to authorities, Ormejuste lived at the house on 238th Street off Linden Boulevard with his parents and older brother.
Ormejuste's uncle, Tex Ormejuste, says he went to the house after Guerby Ormejuste failed to go to work for two days.
Police say Dario Ormejuste's mother, 60-year old Rose Ormejuste, is currently missing. Police are also actively searching for her grey 1998 Lexus.
News 12 Long Island has learned exclusively that Dario Ormejuste was arrested in 2004 for attacking another teen with a claw hammer. News 12 has spoken to the victim, who says Dario is unstable.
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