Man with axe kills woman, wounds another in Brooklyn: NYPD
NYPD vehicles are pictured in New York on Monday, Aug. 14, 2006. (AP / Mary Altaffer)
The Associated Press
Published Saturday, April 20, 2019 10:23PM EDT
NEW YORK -- Police are questioning a man armed with an axe after a woman was hacked to death and a second woman suffered stab wounds inside a Brooklyn apartment.
The carnage was discovered after the surviving victim hailed an Uber outside the Housing Authority's Bushwick Houses at 1:30 a.m. Saturday and asked to be taken to a hospital. The possible suspect reportedly her ex-boyfriend.
The driver called 911 and police and medics responded. The woman told them someone was dead inside her apartment. She told authorities that her 4-year-old daughter was also there, unharmed.
Police found the dead woman nearly decapitated.
Officers are investigating whether a bloodied axe found in a trash compactor may have been the murder weapon.