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Man found in Hempstead park identified, cops say

Nassau homicide detectives have identified the man found unconscious in a Hempstead park Tuesday — who later died — as Luis Rustrian Estrada, 31, from Hempstead.

Nassau County police said Wednesday that they were investigating the death as a homicide.

Detectives from the Third Squad and Homicide said Hempstead Village Police received a call at 11:52 p.m. Tuesday about an unconscious man being found in Brierley Park on Dartmouth Street.

Estrada had “trauma injuries to his body,” police said.

He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 12:56 a.m. Wednesday, according to a news release from Nassau police.

“There is no indication at this time that this is affiliated with any type of gang interaction,” Nassau Det. Lt. Richard LeBrun, a department spokesman, said Wednesday.

Anyone with more information can call Crime Stoppers at 800-244-8477. All information will be kept confidential.

With Nicole Fuller

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