Police: Mastic man arrested in fatal Shirley stabbing

Detectives said 56-year-old Phillip Walker killed 63-year-old James Vaughn inside a room at a motel in Shirley.

News 12 Staff

Jul 3, 2023, 3:21 AM

Updated 289 days ago

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Police announced Sunday the arrest of a Mastic man in connection to a fatal motel stabbing.
Detectives said 56-year-old Phillip Walker killed James Vaughn inside a room at a motel in Shirley.
As News 12 Long Island reported, the 63-year-old died at the hospital Friday night.
According to police, there was a fight that resulted in the stabbing.
Walker faces a second-degree murder charge.
He will face a judge on Monday.


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