On Monday, September 20, 2021, at approximately 0815 hours, police responded to a 911 call of an assault at 390 E. 158th Street, within the confines of the 40th Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, responding officers encountered an unconscious and unresponsive 35-year-old female inside of her apartment’s bedroom with a band of rubber around her neck.
EMS also responded to the scene and pronounced her deceased.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
390 E. 158th Street
Bronx, NY 10451
There have been no arrests made and the investigation remains ongoing.
Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1–800–577–TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1–888–57–PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers‘ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
All tips will be kept strictly confidential.
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