The Shelter Island Police and Suffolk County Police departments released new information Thursday morning on the homicide case that victimized an 87-year-old resident at his Silver Beach home last month.
The police reported that jewelry, including a Lucien Piccard Seashark watch, pictured above, was stolen from the Oak Tree Lane residence.
Reverend Canon Paul Wancura, discovered March 19 bound by the hands and lying between a bed and a wall, was in Stony Brook University Hospital until Monday, when he died of his wounds suffered during the brutal attack.
Suffolk County Crime Stoppers are offering a $10,000 award for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information about these incidents can contact Suffolk County Crime Stoppers to submit an anonymous tip by calling 1-800-220-TIPS, texting “SCPD” and your message to “CRIMES” (274637) or by email at www.tipsubmit.com.
Anyone with information can also call the Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad at 631-852-6392 or the Shelter Island Police Department at 631-749-0600. Police say all calls, text messages and emails will be kept confidential.