Suffolk County Police today arrested a Huntington Station man for the murder of Sarah Strobel in 2013.
Homicide Squad detectives charged Fernando Romualdo with Murder 2nd Degree for killing Strobel, whose body was found in the Froehlich Farm Nature Preserve in Huntington on October 3, 2013.
Romualdo, 28, of 16 2nd Ave., Huntington Station, was incarcerated at Mohawk Correctional Facility located in Rome, NY, for an unrelated charge at the time of his arrest. Romualdo has been arraigned and is currently being held without bail at the Suffolk County Correctional Facility in Riverhead.
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Below is the original release and first update.
Sarah Strobel, 23, of 11 East 6th St., Huntington Station, has been identified as the woman whose body was found in a nature preserve in Huntington this morning.
Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found in a Huntington nature preserve this morning.
Police responded to the Froehlich Farm Nature Preserve after a person walking on a path noticed the body of an adult female off to the side of the path at 8:50 a.m. The woman, who has yet to be identified, was pronounced dead at the scene and her body will be transported to the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner where an autopsy will be performed.
Detectives are asking anyone with information on this case to call the Homicide Squad at 631-852-6392 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.