Woman Charged With Murder After 28-Year-Old Found Dead At Long Island Motel

A homicide suspect has been apprehended after a woman was found dead at a Long Island motel.

<p>Ruth Toussaint</p>

Ruth Toussaint

Photo Credit: Nassau County Police

The incident happened in Floral Park at the Floral Park Motel at 30 Jericho Turnpike.

The discovery of the deceased 28-year-old, ID'd as Destinee Lavender, of Elmont, was reported to the Floral Park Police Department on Sunday, June 13 at 1:10 p.m. 

Following an investigation, Nassau County Police announced on Wednesday, July 16 that a 34-year-old woman has been charged with second-degree murder in connection to the incident.

Ruth Toussaint, of Elmont, is scheduled to be arraigned on the charge on  Wednesday, June 16 in Mineola. of Elmont. 

This continues to be a developing story. Check back to Daily Voice for updates.

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