STATEN ISLAND (PIX11) — A man’s body was found more than a decade ago and on Wednesday, the NYPD issued a new plea for help finding the killer.
John Taylor was 19 when he was last seen on Jan. 4, 2000, inside of a Broad Street building in Staten Island, police said. Years later, on Sept. 1, 2011, his body was found in a crawl space on the first floor of the building.
He’d been stabbed in the chest. His death was deemed a homicide.
Police are still searching for answers in his case. Anyone with information on the cold case is asked to contact the NYPD.
Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting crimestoppers.nypdonline.org, downloading the NYPD Crime Stoppers mobile app, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).