Baraquiel Castelan, 32, Murdered

Published on February 03, 2024, 11:26 pm
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On Saturday, February 3, 2024, at approximately 0351 hours, police responded to a 911 call for an assault, male stabbed at 435 E. 153th Street, within the confines of the 40th Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival officers observed a 32-year-old male with a stab wound to the neck.

The victim was transported by EMS to New York City Health + Hospitals / Lincoln, where he was pronounced deceased.

Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as indicated.


Baraquiel Castelan
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10455

There have been no arrests made and the investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.