Greek American woman dead, another injured in Long Island murder-suicide

In loving Memory of Irene Spantopanagos

Nassau police say Vincent Maiolica killed his 29-year-old ex-wife, and later died from his wounds. The couple had an 18-month-old daughter.

NEW YORK - Nassau County police are investigating an attempted murder-suicide that left a man and woman dead and another woman in critical condition.

Police 29-year-old Irene Spantopanagos was stabbed to death in North Massapequa on Saturday.

According to authorities, officers from the Nassau County Police Department's Seventh Precinct were called after a reported disturbance at a home on North Manhattan Avenue.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found two women, ages 22 and 29, who had allegedly been stabbed by a 34-year-old man.

Spantopanagos was pronounced dead the following day, while the 22-year-old victim and Maiolica remained in critical condition.   Maiolica died on Monday.

Spantopanagos and Maiolica had an 18-month-old daughter named Alessia. Friends and family of Spantopanagos have set up a fundraiser to help the girl.


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