On Thursday, June 8, David Cahoon, 44, of Dix Hills, was convicted by a jury of the murder of his uncle William Cahoon, 70, nearly four years ago. One died in one incident, the Nassau County District Attorney announced.

William Calhoun’s body was found in his Levittown home on Jan. 4, 2019, with approximately 16 stab wounds, according to the District Attorney’s Office.

Officials discovered William’s body during a health check when staff at the restaurant at the Milleridge Inn, where he had dined every Friday and Saturday night for the past 25 years, feared he had died. Didn’t come for four weeks.

An investigation has determined that David Cahoon killed his uncle on December 3, 2018.

He also cashed a check from his uncle’s bank account, stealing $1,800, investigators reported.

Cajon was arrested in June 2019.

He was convicted of the following offences:

  • second degree murder
  • Second degree possession of forged documents
  • Fourth degree grand larceny

The jury took just one day to deliberate before reaching a guilty verdict.

Cahoon will return to court on Friday, July 7 for sentencing, where he faces a maximum sentence of 25 years to life in prison.

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