An off-duty cop was stabbed to demise by her estranged husband in a Bronx condominium early Monday — with a path of blood main police to her physique, authorities and law-enforcement sources stated.
The 31-year-old NYPD officer, whose id has not been launched, was stabbed a number of occasions by her 34-year-old former companion on the house on Grand Concourse close to East 156th Street, authorities stated.
At some level in the course of the home dispute-turned-deadly, the cop phoned a feminine relative, who then dialed 911 and despatched police to the situation, police sources stated.
When officers arrived there round 2:50 a.m., they discovered blood within the hallway resulting in the condominium, and after busting down the door, the girl was discovered useless inside, law-enforcement sources stated.
The couple have a toddler who was not house on the time and was out of state with family members, the sources stated.
Shortly after the incident, the suspect turned himself in at a neighboring precinct, the place expenses in opposition to him are pending, police stated.
The slain officer was assigned to the NYPD’s Transit Bureau and had a 3-year-old son, in line with police sources and Bronx Borough President Vanessa Gibson.
“The investigators want to find out if there was a documented historical past of home abuse,” Gibson stated outdoors of the crime scene Monday morning.
“I can’t think about her mother and pa getting that cellphone name this morning that their daughter was fatally stabbed.”
The NYPD refused to reveal whether or not the couple had a previous historical past of home violence, citing the continued investigation into the demise.
Police sources famous the cop’s former companion has no prior arrests and solely a single site visitors violation.
As the slain officer’s physique was introduced out by paramedics and loaded into an ambulance round 11:30 a.m., a line of cops shaped a guard of honor outdoors of the constructing.
A deli employee on the block known as the sufferer “a really good girl” and stated she’d solely been dwelling on the handle a couple of months.
“She got here in now and again for a sandwich and a espresso,” the employee, Pedro Moya, 60, advised The Post. “She at all times smiled and stated hi there. She hasn’t been coming in for all that lengthy — perhaps two or three months.”
Resident Alvin Green, 35, was shocked a violent crime occurred in an in any other case peaceable and pleasant constructing.
“There’s no crime or battle right here, we’re near the court docket homes, and everybody’s pleasant and says hi there,” Green stated. “It’s a quiet constructing.”
“I by no means thought something like this might occur in our constructing.”
Frank Peralta, who has lived within the constructing his total life, stated the sufferer “stored to herself” and there was no indication of bother between her and her ex.
“This fully got here out of nowhere,” Peralta, 27, stated.
Additional reporting by Gabrielle Fonrouge