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NY man, 19, arrested in fatal stabbing of younger brother

August 25, 2018

This Aug. 25, 2018 photo provided by the Suffolk County Police Department in Yaphank, NY shows 19-year-old Robert Rivera of Bay Home, N.Y. Rivera was arrested on a charge of second-degree murder for fatally stabbing his brother, 17-year-old Brian Castillo, in the neck. (Suffolk County Police Department via AP)

BAY SHORE, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a 19-year-old Long Island man has been arrested in the fatal stabbing of his younger brother.

Suffolk County police responded to a 911 call at around 7 p.m. Friday in Bay Shore. They found 17-year-old Brian Castillo with a stab wound to the neck. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim’s brother, Robert Rivera, was arrested on a charge of second-degree murder. It’s not clear if Rivera has an attorney who can speak for him.

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