A Suffolk County Police Department Command Post truck parked on Ludlam Avenue this morning, near a house were a woman was killed late last night. RiverheadLOCAL courtesy photo.

Update: Police have charged Bayron Fajardo-Gonzalez, 33, of Riverside with second-degree murder in the stabbing death of Tania Fox, 45.

Southampton Town Police responded to the home at 48 Ludlam Avenue after an occupant of the home called 911 at 11:07 p.m. Monday, Suffolk Police said in a press release this morning.

Police described Fox as Fajardo-Gonzalez’s girlfriend. She was transported to Peconic Bay Medical Center where she was pronounced dead, police said.

Police said Fajardo-Gonzale will be arraigned on the murder charge today in Southampton Town Justice Court.

Original story:

Suffolk County Police homicide detectives are investigating the death of a woman at a home on Ludlam Avenue in Riverside last night.

Details of the incident have not yet been released by police.

Southampton Town Police referred media inquiries to the county police department.

A Suffolk County Police Department spokesperson confirmed that Southampton Town Police requested the homicide unit to respond to the scene shortly after 1 o’clock this morning. The spokesperson said he could not yet confirm any details about the incident.

Police were called to the house at approximately 11 p.m. Monday, according to a neighbor. Multiple police units and an ambulance responded to the scene. A Suffolk County Command Post van is parked on Ludlam Avenue this morning.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates as more information becomes available.

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