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New Video Released in Fatal Stabbing of Brooklyn Livery Cab Driver

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    New Video in Fatal Cab Driver Stabbing

    Police have released new video in the search for a man suspected of killing a cab driver in training. (Published Friday, Oct. 23, 2015)

    Police have released new surveillance video in the search for a man suspected of killing a cab driver in training last month in Brooklyn.

    Livery cab driver Rafael Veras, 35, was working his first day solo when he was stabbed to death in his car, authorities said. 

    Veras borrowed his brother's Camry for his first day alone, his brother said. 

    According to police, he was sitting in the car just before 1 a.m. on Sept. 17 at Dumont and Shepherd avenues in East New York when another man approached him and stabbed him several times, the NYPD said.

    Livery Cab Driver Stabbed to Death While Sitting in Car in Brooklyn: NYPD

    [NY] Livery Cab Driver Stabbed to Death While Sitting in Car in Brooklyn: NYPD
    A livery cab driver who was in training and working his first day solo was stabbed to death in his car in Brooklyn early Thursday, authorities and the victim's brother said. Tracie Strahan has more.
    (Published Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015)

    He was taken to Brookdale Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

    Police sources tell NBC 4 New York witnesses told responding officers ther appeared to be a dispute between Veras and an unknown man before the attack. Veras' wallet was recovered in the car, so authorities say robbery does not appear to be the motive.

    Veras' brother, Reso Pamnteal, says he has a camera in his car that he believes was working, and he hopes a police review of the video will help authorities find his brother's killer.

    "He didn't do anything wrong to nobody," Pamnteal said. "He's a real good guy all the time."

    No arrests have been made.

    Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS.

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