Hit-and-Run Suspect’s Brother Arrested

Police say Miguel Ixpec-Chitay lied to investigators about talking to his brother, Carlos Armando Ixpec-Chitay, who is wanted for the death of Sister Jackie Walsh.

The brother of a man suspected in the July 9 hit-and-run death of a Syosset nun in Water Mill was himself arrested recently, after authorities say he lied about having had contact with his fugitive brother.

Miguel Ixpec-Chitay was charged with offering a false statement to a federal agent, said Det. Sgt. Lisa Costa of the Southampton Town Police Department. He was picked up by Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Riverhead, where he lives, early on the morning of Sept. 13, according to Costa.

Ixpec-Chitay is jailed and the case was taken to the attorney general's office, she said.

His brother, Carlos Armando Ixpec-Chitay, 30,, route: {:controller=>"articles", :action=>"show", :id=>"search-continues-for-hit-and-run-driver"} --> is said to have been driving his employer's vehicle when he fatally struck 59-year-old Sister Jackie Walsh, a pastoral associate at

Grifhunter September 19, 2012 at 09:36 PM
Thank goodness the police have not let this killing drop. Sometimes when a religious person is a crime victim the investigation isn't pursued. Forgiveness is for Sr. Jackie and God to give. Society is entitled to justice.
Fish Hunter September 19, 2012 at 10:04 PM
glad to see they are still pursuing it.


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