4 people charged in body parts case, all released with GPS monitoring

Prosecutors said the four people are accused of hacking and scattering limbs in the three different locations throughout Long Island.

News 12 Staff

Mar 6, 2024, 12:34 PM

Updated 46 days ago

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Police say four people were arrested and charged in connection to body parts found in Babylon, West Babylon and Bethpage State Park on Feb. 29 and March 5.
The suspects include three Amityville residents: 44-year-old Steven Brown, 38-year-old Jeffrey Mackey and 40-year-old Amanda Wallace. A 33-year-old named Alexis Nieves, who is homeless, was also charged.
Officials say they were charged with hindering prosecution, tampering with physical evidence and concealment of a human corpse.
The prosecution said there is extensive evidence in the case and that some of the items recovered were meat cleavers, butcher knives and significant blood evidence.
Prosecutors said the four people are accused of hacking and scattering limbs in the three different locations throughout Long Island.
The suspects were released on Wednesday, and will have GPS monitoring, be on supervised release, will have to report to probation in person and will have to surrender their passports.
Officials say Nieves was living at 25 Railroad Ave. with people she knew for a short time and went through lengths to conceal evidence. Nieves is due back in court March 8.
Wallace was arraigned on the same charges. The prosecution says she went through lengths to conceal crimes that occurred relating to the body parts of the two victims. Wallace is due back in court on March 11.
Brown and Mackey were also arraigned on the same charges.
As News 12 reported, officials released some information about the victims.
They say that the female, who was 59 at the time of her death, has been identified. Her name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
They say that the male has been tentatively identified and was 53 at the time of his death.
Their last known address was the same location in Yonkers, but it is not clear when they last resided there.
Police have said the situation appears to be an isolated incident with no threat to the public.


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