Anthony Erzuah, 59, Arrested For The Murder Of Monica Akua, 52

Published on July 15, 2022, 5:02 am
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On Thursday, July 14, 2022, at approximately 1051 hours, police responded to a 911 call of an aided individual inside of 40 W. Mosholu Parkway South, within the confines of the 52nd Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, officers observed a 52-year-old female, unconscious and unresponsive, with multiple stab wounds about the body.

EMS responded and transported the aided female to St. Barnabas Medical Center, where she was later pronounced deceased.

A knife was recovered on scene and a 59-year old male was taken into custody in regard.

Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as indicated.


Monica Akua
40 W. Mosholu Parkway South
Bronx, NY 10468

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 59-year-old male individual was arrested and charged in regard to the above-listed homicide.


Anthony Erzuah
40 W. Mosholu Parkway South
Bronx, NY 10468


  • murder;
  • manslaughter;
  • criminal possession of a weapon.

The investigation remains ongoing.

All charges are merely accusations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.


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