Edgar Manon, 42, Wanted For The Murder Of Manuel Valarezo, 32

Published on January 20, 2022, 2:17 am
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The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance to identify the whereabouts of the following individual in connection to a homicide that occurred within the confines of the 34th Precinct in Manhattan.

Details are as follows.

It was reported to police that on Wednesday, October 14, 2020, at approximately 1646 hours, in front of 70 Post Avenue, the individual shot the 32-year-old male victim multiple times and fled the scene on foot.

Upon arrival, officers observed a 32-year-old male, unconscious and unresponsive with a gun shot wound to the upper chest and a gun shot wound to the arm at the location.

EMS responded and transported the male to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the individual was identified as Edgar Manon, 42, Black, weighing 200 lbs., with a beard.

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


Manuel Valarezo
address withheld
Manhattan, NY 10034

The investigation remains ongoing.

All charges are merely accusations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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.