NYPD makes arrest in killing of 19-year-old Deandre Matthews

Matthews was found burned with a gunshot to his head on the freight train tracks in Flatbush in February.

News 12 Staff

May 11, 2023, 9:54 PM

Updated 347 days ago

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Police say that two Brooklyn men, 19-year-old Isiah Baez and 24-year-old Remy McPrecia , are now in custody and were seen getting walked out of the 70th Precinct by law enforcement on Thursday. Matthews was found burned with a gunshot to his head on the freight train tracks in Flatbush in February.  
Baez has been charged by the NYPD with murder, criminal possession of a weapon and tampering with physical evidence. McPrecia, who police say was also involved, was charged with concealment of a human corpse and tampering with physical evidence. 
News 12 spoke with the grief-stricken Matthews family in February, who noticed their loved one was missing back in Feb. 7 before learning from the police days later their loved one was dead.


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