SPD Homicide Unit Investigation leads to the Arrest of a Suspect On Murder Charges

Springfield, Mass – At approximately 9:30 a.m. Thursday June 23rd members of the United States Marshals New York/New Jersey Regional Task Force arrested 35-year-old Brandon Murray of Springfield inside an apartment on Davidson Avenue in the Bronx, NY on a Fugitive from Justice Warrant for murder charges.

On Sunday May 29th Springfield Police Officers responded to the Saga Nightclub on the 0-100 block of Worthington Street for a report of a shooting.       Officers located a gunshot victim, later identified as 30-year-old David Carrasquillo, who succumbed to his injuries on scene.

The Springfield Police Homicide Unit under the direction of Captain Trent Duda immediately began investigating and on June 3rd Detectives requested and were granted a warrant for the arrest of Murray on murder charges.

Murray will be arraigned in New York before he is extradited to Springfield to face murder charges.