Massapequa man sentenced to 20-to-life for murder of teaching assistant

Prosecutors say the 23-year-old stabbed Evan Grabelsky more than 150 times in Merrick in June 2019.

News 12 Staff

Apr 29, 2021, 11:31 AM

Updated 1,083 days ago

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A Massapequa man will serve 20 years to life for the murder of a teaching assistant.
Ryan Lindquist was sentenced Wednesday after pleading guilty to murder last month.
Prosecutors say the 23-year-old stabbed Evan Grabelsky more than 150 times in Merrick in June 2019.
Officials say the two men had been in a romantic relationship for about a year.
According to police, the suspect and the victim had known each other for about two years, and they first met using a social media dating app.


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