FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 7, 2023
Contact: Office of the Police Commissioner 914-665-2520
Mount Vernon Police Department announces that an arrest has been made in the April 6, 2023, murder of 18 yearold Tamani Turner. On April 7, 2023, Mount Vernon Police Detectives and their law enforcement partners arrested 33 year-old Akeem Grant, of Mount Vernon for the murder of Tamani Turner.A full press release with additional details will be issued on Monday April 10, 2023. Mayor Shawyn Patterson-Howard is grateful to the concerted and conscientious preference of the Mount Vernon Police Department and their law enforcement partners that led to the arrest of the April 6th homicide of Tamani Turner on Garden Avenue. Mount Vernon Police ask that anyone with information regarding this incident contact the MVPD Detective Division at 914-665-2510, all calls will be kept confidential. You can also submit an anonymous tip via our “Text-A-Tip” by texting “MVPD” and your tip to 847411. You can also anonymously send information by utilizing the “Mount Vernon PD” app, available in the Google Play and Apple store.