Joshua Grant, 33, Arrested For The Murder Of Lesa Whitlow, 57

Published on April 28, 2020, 1:26 pm
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On Wednesday, April 15, 2020, at approximately 1950 hours, police responded to 911 call for an unconscious female inside of 1848 Anthony Avenue, in the confines of the 46th Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, officer discovered a 57-year-old female unconscious and unresponsive.

EMS arrived and pronounced the female deceased at the scene.

The above listed incident has been deemed a homicide.

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

Victim:

Lesa Whitlow
1848 Anthony Avenue
Bronx, NY 10457

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 33-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged on Monday, April 27, 2020, at 1400 hours, within the confines of the 46th Precinct in the Bronx.

Arrested:

Joshua Grant
541 Rosedale Avenue
Bronx, NY 10473

Charges:

  • murder;
  • manslaughter;
  • burglary.

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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