The suspect in Wednesday’s (July 17) homicide at Ithaca’s Gun Hill Apartments has been identified as 28-year-old Denzil Dexter Cummings, believed to be a permanent resident of Newark, N.J.
Police say he and his cousin, 24-year-old Kennan Orson Michael Paul, also of Newark, were working construction at the apartments when a personal matter developed into a heated altercation where Cummings ultimately stabbed Paul to death.
Police released a photograph of Cummings near Beebe Lake they say was taken Wednesday.
They ask if you see him to not approach him but call 911. You can also call police at 607-272-3245.