Ruth Capece, 52, Murdered

Published on November 21, 2018, 5:50 am
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On Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at approximately 1637 hours, police responded to a 911 call of an aided female inside of 2538 Valentine Avenue, within the confines of the 52nd Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, officers observed a 52-year-old female, unconscious and unresponsive, with head trauma.

EMS responded to the location and pronounced the aided female deceased at the scene. The incident has been deemed a homicide.

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


Ruth Capece
2538 Valentine Avenue, Apt. 3D
Bronx, NY 10458

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 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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