Hempstead Murder Suspect Nabbed in Rhode Island

A suspect wanted for gunning down a 29-year-old Hempstead man last month has been apprehended in Rhode Island, Nassau County police said.

William Flowers was arrested Wednesday and charged with second-degree murder.

Homicide Squad detectives alleged that the 31-year-old Rosedale man shot and killed James Warren on Fulton Avenue in Hempstead on Jan. 30.

The victim was taken to Nassau University Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Flowers will be arraigned Thursday at First District Court in Hempstead.