Nicaraguan police arrest former boyfriend in Binghamton nursing student's death

Lester Mason
March 14, 2018

Authorities say a man is under arrest in connection with the homicide of a college student from Long Island, 22-year-old Haley Anderson.

ABC News reported Nicaragua National Police had confirmed the 22-year-old Tercero had been arrested Tuesday afternoon.

Tercero is suspected of killing Anderson, a 22-year-old student at BU, and fled to Nicaragua on an global flight, the Binghamton Police Department said on Monday.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Binghamton Police Detective Division at 607-772- 7080 or 607-772-7082.

Investigators initially named Anderson's former boyfriend, also a nursing student at SUNY Binghamton, as a person of interest in her murder, although they did not immediately release his identity.


Anderson's body was found in a Binghamton off-campus home by police around 1 p.m. Friday. Authorities ruled her death a homicide on Saturday.

"This incident and the circumstances of the death [were] not a random act or involving the conduct of a stranger", the statement read. Tercero is a USA citizen, they noted.

The two were students at the Decker School of Nursing and were previously in a relationship.

"Every day, we work to protect Broome County residents, and those living in our community", Cornwell wrote.

Other reports by Iphone Fresh

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