Tremont: 24-year-old woman found dead in apartment following assault


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A 24-year-old woman has died from an assault in the Tremont section of the Bronx, and a 27-year-old man has been taken into police custody in connection with the incident.

On Thursday, February 24, around 7 a.m., police responded to a 911 call about the assault, which took place inside an apartment building on Arthur Avenue in the Tremont neighborhood. Upon arrival, officers found the woman, unconscious and unconscious with a throat wound, inside the bedroom. Officers also found the man, also injured in the throat, inside the scene. EMS responded and declared the woman dead at the scene.

The man was transported to Saint Barnabé Hospital in stable condition. He was later taken into custody with charges pending. A box cutter was found at the scene. The case is still ongoing.

The identity of the deceased is pending proper notification from the family.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782) . The public can also submit their tips by logging on to the Crime Stoppers website at, on Twitter @NYPDTips.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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