Jean Carlo Jimenez, 29, Arrested For The Murder Of Mercy Capacette, 29

Published on March 03, 2020, 2:12 pm
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On Sunday, March 01, 2020, at approximately 1937 hours, police responded to a 911 call for an assault progress inside of 2004 Ellis Avenue. Upon arrival, officers discovered a 29-year-old female with multiple stab wounds about the body in the 3rd floor hallway.

EMS responded and transported the victim to NYC Health & Hospitals / Jacobi, where she was pronounced deceased.

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation the deceased was identified as follows.

Victim:

Mercy Capacette
2004 Ellis Avenue
Bronx, NY 10472

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation the below 29-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged as follows.

Arrested:

Jean Carlo Jimenez
2138 Gleason Avenue
Bronx, NY 10462

Charges:

  • murder;
  • criminal possession of a weapon;
  • assault (5 counts);
  • reckless endangerment (2 counts);
  • harassment.

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 Stoppers‘ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.

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