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Suspect identified after body is found in MLK Park

Suspect identified after body is found in MLK Park

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Buffalo Police have identified a suspect in the death of an 18-year-old woman whose body was found early Saturday in a vehicle in Martin Luther King Jr. Park.

Mushagalusa Nankumba, 18, of Buffalo, was charged with second-degree murder and held in custody, according to Buffalo Police Capt. Jeff Rinaldo.

Police said they located Nankumba shortly after the body was discovered. An autopsy will be held to determine the cause of death. An investigation is continuing.

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Dale Anderson has been a Buffalo News staff reporter since 1968. He was the chief rock and pop writer for 20 years and helped establish the weekend entertainment magazine Gusto.

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