Note: According to Thomas Luzio, Counsel for the accused, on December 6, 2021 all of the charges were dismissed by a Westchester County Court Judge upon the application of the Westchester District Attorney’s Office.
A Mamaroneck family faces the tragedy of a young man accused of killing his older brother.
Police officially released the name of the victim, 25 year old Schuyler Werner, who was allegedly stabbed to death by his younger brother, 23 year old Vitaly Werner.
Village of Mamaroneck Police have not released details of what led to the deadly attack Tuesday, February 9 at the suspect’s apartment located at 300 Richbell Road, Mamaroneck.
Police were called to the apartment building, where they found Schuyler with a stab wound to the chest. He later died at Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital. Police arrested the victim’s brother, Vitaly Werner, who was charged with felony First Degree Murder, and released from Westchester County Jail after posting bail.
No one at the Westchester County District Attorney’s Office could be reached for further information.
Last week, The Loop exclusively reported that the assailant and victim were brothers. According to his Facebook page, Schuyler (pronounced SKY-lar), was a student at Westchester Community College. Vitaly is listed as a 2016 graduate of Mamaroneck High School.
Debra Quintana has been reporting for The Loop for several years. After living in Larchmont for 20 years she and her husband moved to Mamaroneck 3 years ago. Debra was a television news reporter in Texas, Florida, Colorado before moving to New York where she worked at WPIX-TV and WCBS-TV. She currently serves as the manager of The Golden Shoestring in Larchmont.