Anthony Portis, 30, Arrested For The Murder Of Dominique Ben-David, 22

Published on May 07, 2020, 11:37 pm
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On Saturday, April 11, 2020, at approximately 0155 hours, police responded to a report of a foul odor coming from an apartment at 652 E. 187 Street, within the confines of the 48th Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon entry into the apartment the officers discovered an unidentified adult female, unconscious and unresponsive, whose body was badly decomposed.

EMS responded to the location and pronounced the aided deceased at the scene.

Following proper family notification, the 22-year-old deceased has been identified as follows.


Dominique Ben-David
652 E. 187 Street, Apt. 17
Bronx, NY 10458

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 30-year-old me individual has been arrested and charged.


Anthony Portis
240 W. 167 Street
Bronx, NY 10452


  • murder;
  • manslaughter;
  • criminal possession if 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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