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Man sentenced to 25 years to life behind bars for 2019 Hempstead murder

Nassau County District Attorney Anne Donnelly says James Wilson shot and killed Matthew Gilreath, 28, in a home on Terrace Avenue.

News 12 Staff

Aug 6, 2022, 2:03 AM

Updated 683 days ago

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A Brooklyn man was sentenced to 25 years to life behind bars for a 2019 murder in Hempstead.
Nassau County District Attorney Anne Donnelly says James Wilson shot and killed Matthew Gilreath, 28, in a home on Terrace Avenue.
Authorities tell News 12 that the two people got into an argument before Wilson shot Gilreath six times - including twice in the head.


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