Suspect named in Eastchester motel double-murder

Police have released the name of the suspect wanted for killing two people at a Bronx motel in Eastchester.Authorities say 42-year-old Joseph Kernizan is wanted for the double murder. He's 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs about 220 pounds.Police say the shooting happened around 3 a.m. yesterday at the Holiday Motel. The shooting victims were 38-year-old Tracy Bennett, of Elmont, and 50-year-old Wayne Hamilton, of Milwaukee, Wis. They were both pronounced dead at the scene.Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.Police: 2 fatally shot at Eastchester motel

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