Three women found dead in Hempstead, cops say

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Three women were found dead at a home in Hempstead, Saturday morning, Aug. 12, 2017, officials say. Investigators, followed by family and other community members arrived later at the scene. 

Nassau and Hempstead police remove a box of
(Credit: Danielle Finkelstein)

Nassau and Hempstead police remove a box of evidence from the scene of a triple homicide at a home on Perry Street in Hempstead on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017.

Family and friends console each other as Nassau
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Family and friends console each other as Nassau police investigate the scene of a triple homicide at a home on Perry Street in Hempstead on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017.

Family react as Nassau police investigate the scene
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Family react as Nassau police investigate the scene of a triple homicide at a home on Perry Street in Hempstead on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017.

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Nassau County and Hempstead Village police investigate the
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Nassau County and Hempstead Village police investigate the scene of what police called a triple homicide on Perry Street in Hempstead on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017.

Wendy Simpson, mother of Janel, at the scene
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Wendy Simpson, mother of Janel, at the scene as Nassau police investigate the scene of a homicide on Perry St. in Hempstead on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017 in Hempstead.

Nassau police investigate the scene of a homicide
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Nassau police investigate the scene of a homicide on Perry St. in Hempstead on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017 in Hempstead.

Wendy and Denis Simpson, parents of Janel, with
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Wendy and Denis Simpson, parents of Janel, with other family and friends react at the scene as Nassau police investigate the scene of a homicide on Perry St. in Hempstead on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017 in Hempstead.

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