SOUTH HEMPSTEAD, Nassau County (WABC) -- A man was arrested and charged in the Valentine's Day murder of a woman in South Hempstead.
Police say 39-year-old Rebecca Carlson was strangled by 25-year-old Andrew Avila.
Nassau County police say that the two met on a dating website on the day that she was killed.
They apparently agreed to meet and to perform a "sexual act."
Avila allegedly picked Carlson up and while they were in the car an altercation occurred.
After allegedly strangling the victim, police say Avila dumped her body next to a dumpster at Advanced Auto Parts in South Hempstead.
Avila was arrested Thursday and was arraigned in court Friday on a charge of second-degree murder.
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