Cops: 2 Men Found Dead Inside SUV in Hempstead

Nassau County Homicide Squad detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding the deaths of two men found lifeless inside a vehicle in Hempstead early Saturday morning.

Detective said Hempstead residents Jordan Lopez Juarez and Arliny Velasquez, both 22, were found on Elm Avenue sitting inside a running 1999 Toyota 4Runner. They were last seen alive six hours earlier.

Both victims were pronounced dead at 8:15 a.m., police said.

Relatives last saw the pair listening to music inside the vehicle at 1:40 a.m., police said.

Police said they suspect no criminality at this time.

The Nassau County medical examiner’s office is conducting an autopsy to determine the cause of death.