Police: 1 arrested in fatal stabbing at Copiague backyard wedding

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Police say a Lindenhurst man has been arrested following a stabbing at a wedding in Copiague.

According to police, Jose Collado-Nunez, 29, was taken into custody yesterday.

Police say Collado-Nunez stabbed Anyelo Rosario, 28, to death just before 8:30 p.m. Saturday.

The incident started with an insult and then a fight broke out at the backyard wedding celebration on Vespucci Avenue, officials say.

The suspect was treated for minor injuries and is facing manslaughter charges.

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