Postal Worker Slain In Apartment
Police in Mamaroneck, N.Y. are looking for information regarding the murder of beloved postal worker and father Stephen Spina, 36.
The killer stabbed Stephen to death in his apartment sometime between the hours of 9 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. on Monday, September 17, 2007.
His girlfriend of more than two years, Tamara Acevedo, discovered Stephen’s body at 12:40 p.m. that same day.
Crime scene details suggest he may have known his assailant: there were no signs of forced entry, and the murder took place on Stephen’s day off, suggesting the killer knew his schedule.
Weeks earlier, Stephen found his car vandalized, with four tires slashed. Shortly after that, Tamara found her car windows shattered. Police did not comment on whether these acts are related to Stephen’s murder.
Supporters held a candlelight vigil attended by hundreds of friends and family members, community residents, and Little League players.
Stephen leaves behind a daughter; his killer remains at large.
Two years after Stephen Spina was found stabbed to death in his Mamaroneck Garden home, a $12,500 reward is being offered through New York State Crime Stoppers to encourage anyone with information to come forward. The victim’s family raised $10,000 over the summer, and now NYS Crime Stoppers is contributing an extra $2500 in an effort to re-ignite a case that appears to be stalled.
“Our experience is that money has a way of opening the mouths of those who know the who, what and why of crimes such as this,” said the coordinator of New York Crime Stoppers, Robert Keller,
CrimePAY$ $12,500 Reward TipLine 1-888-755-TIPS (8477)