A previously-arrested 6’3″-tall man attacks a 68 year old woman, slashing her throat.
Got enough gun control in New York yet?
Police have identified a man they believe is responsible for slashing a 68-year-old woman’s throat in Brooklyn. Investigators are looking for Gregory Alfred, 25. The NYPD released a booking photo of him from last year.
Alfred approached the 68-year-old woman from behind March 10 on Beverley Road in Prospect Park South and slashed her throat. Alfred is 6 feet, 3 inches tall and weighs around 170 pounds …. Source: NYPD Identifies Suspect
” POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) – Police have arrested a man they say killed a 99-year-old woman inside her upstate New York home. Poughkeepsie.. City Police say 20-year-old Javon Tyrek Rogers was arraigned Saturday, charged with burglary and first-degree murder in the death of Fannie Gumbinger. They say he was arrested at 11 p.m. Friday night. Gumbinger’s body was found Wednesday morning after a caretaker suspected something was wrong inside the woman’s house and called police. An autopsy Thursday determined that Gumbinger died from multiple injuries inside the home she’d lived alone in since her husband’s death…”
Go here to see the HuffPo’s no-pictures version, then compare here to the Pough Journal piece.
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