Copiague Man Stabbed to Death at Wedding Party, Suspect Arrested

Jose Collado-Nunez
Jose Collado-Nunez

A 28-year-old man was stabbed to death while attending a wedding party in his hometown of Copiague on Saturday night and a suspect was arrested the following day, Suffolk County police said.

Anyelo Rosario got into an altercation with Jose Collado-Nunez, 29, of Lindenhurst, who stabbed Rosario at the party at a home on Amerigo Vespucci Avenue at 8:20 p.m., police said.

The victim was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The suspect was also taken to a local hospital, where he was treated for minor injuries. He was later charged with first-degree manslaughter.

Collado-Nunez will be arraigned Monday at First District Court in Central Islip.

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