Police: Woman believed to be from Yonkers identified in LI body parts discovery case

Suffolk County police say 59-year-old Donna R. Conneely was one of the two victims discovered. The identify of a 53-year-old man has not yet been released.

Jonathan Gordon and Bob Doda

Mar 11, 2024, 6:51 PM

Updated 33 days ago

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A woman whose last known address was in Yonkers has been identified in the Long Island body parts discovery case, according to police.
Suffolk County police say 59-year-old Donna R. Conneely was one of the two victims discovered.
A woman whose last known address was in Yonkers has been identified in the Long Island body parts discovery case, according to police.
Suffolk County police say 59-year-old Donna R. Conneely was one of the two victims discovered.
The identity of a 53-year-old man has not yet been released yet by police. Family outside a Long Island courthouse Monday identified him as Malcolm Brown.
News 12’s Jonathan Gordon was on Warburton Avenue in Yonkers where Conneely with a man who had the same name. Neighbors told News 12 that Suffolk County police were at the apartment last week as part of the investigation.
Brown's family said they did not know Conneely but neighbors said the two were in some type of relationship.
Police charged 44-year-old Steven Brown, 38-year-old Jeffrey Mackey, 40-year-old Amanda Wallace and 33-year-old Alexis Nieves, who is homeless, with hindering prosecution, tampering with physical evidence and concealment of a human corpse.
News 12 reported that police “determined that a severed head, right arm, left leg from the knee down and a right upper leg” were found at Southards Pond Park on Feb. 29 belonged to the woman. The remains included the man’s arms.
More body parts were found last week at Bethpage State Park.
Police charged 44-year-old Steven Brown, 38-year-old Jeffrey Mackey, 40-year-old Amanda Wallace and 33-year-old Alexis Nieves, who is homeless, with hindering prosecution, tampering with physical evidence and concealment of a human corpse.
News 12 reported that police “determined that a severed head, right arm, left leg from the knee down and a right upper leg” were found at Southards Pond Park on Feb. 29 belonged to the woman. The remains included the man’s arms.
More body parts were found last week at Bethpage State Park.


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