Police arrest stepson in woman's slaying

Police have arrested the stepson of a Valley Stream woman who was found in a dumpster last month. William Tracey, 26, denies he had anything to do with the murder of his stepmother, 42-year-old Denise

News 12 Staff

Apr 20, 2009, 1:57 PM

Updated 5,572 days ago

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Police have arrested the stepson of a Valley Stream woman who was found in a dumpster last month.
William Tracey, 26, denies he had anything to do with the murder of his stepmother, 42-year-old Denise Tracey. Prosecutors say in the early morning hours of March 29 Tracey brutally beat Denise at their Valley Stream home and then left her body in a dumpster behind a nearby strip mall.
Police say Tracey's father, Paul Tracey, was home at the time his wife was allegedly killed, but didn't hear anything because their bedroom is two floors up.


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