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West Nyack resident killed by teen responding to Craigslist ad: police

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WEST NYACK – A teenager allegedly stabbed a West Nyack resident to death while responding to an ad the victim posted on Craigslist, according to Clarkstown detectives.

Dylan Lentini, 19.  (Clarkstown Police Dept.)

Dylan Lentini, 19. (Clarkstown Police Dept.)

Police believe 19-year-old Dylan Lentini went to the home on 68 Demarest Ave. after responding to a post by Michael Wimbert, 66, seeking a roommate.  The two had never spoken before, according to police.

On Friday, November 27, Wimbert arranged to pick Lentini up from the train station in White Plains.  Around 1:45 a.m. on Tuesday, neighbors heard a man screaming for someone to call 911, and told police they saw a young man run out of 68 Demarest Ave.  Detectives found Wimbert in an upstairs room, stabbed to death.

They arrested Lentini after questioning him; he now faces a charge of second-degree murder.