DEATH FOR LONG ISLAND GIRL’S KILLER
Joseph P. Smith, 39, has been charged with 11 year old Carlie Brucia’s murder. He is the tattooed man in a mechanic’s shirt who was seen in a car wash surveillance video leading Carlie away by the arm the evening of February 1, 2004.
Carlie was taking a shortcut home on from a friend’s house at about 6:20 p.m. behind Evie’s Car Wash which was closed for the day, when she was stopped by a man wearing a mechanic’s shirt with a name patch on the chest. A desperate