LENTINI COULD FACE 25 YEARS TO LIFE IN PRISON AFTER BEING FOUND GUILTY IN STABBING DEATH OF WEST NYACK RESIDENT

DA’S PRESS RELEASE

Dylan Lentini mugshot on Dec. 1, 2015
Dylan Lentini mugshot on Dec. 1, 2015

Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe on Friday announced that Dylan Lentini (DOB 11/10/96) of Vacaville, California was found guilty of Murder in the Second Degree, a class “A”Felony, in the killing of West Nyack resident Michael Wimbert.

“The defendant has been convicted of a violent and heinous crime,” said Zugibe. “This was an extremely brutal attack.”

On December 1, 2015, at approximately 1:45 a.m., while inside Michael Wimbert’s home, located at 68 Demarest Avenue, West Nyack, New York, Lentini violently attacked Michael Wimbert, stabbing him approximately thirty times; the wounds caused Michael Wimbert’s death.

Jury Selection on the trial began on September 13, 2016; testimony began on September 20, 2016.

Lentini has been held in the Rockland County Jail since his arrest. Sentencing is scheduled for November 29, 2016. His bail status continues as a remand. He faces a maximum of 25 years to life in state prison.

Executive Assistant District Attorney Dominic Crispino and Senior Assistant District Attorney Patrick Fischer prosecuted the case.