Woman, 22, whose decaying remains were found in two suitcases in Brooklyn apartment was heard ‘arguing with her boyfriend’ – as cops hunt for at-large suspect
A woman whose decaying remains were found split between two suitcases in a Brooklyn apartment building this morning was heard by neighbors arguing with her boyfriend in the weeks before she vanished.
Police have not yet named the 22-year-old woman or the boyfriend, who remains at large.
The dismembered body was found inside Apartment 6F at Linwood Park Apartments, an affordable housing building in East New York, Brooklyn.
Neighbors there say the young woman who lived inside was often heard arguing with her boyfriend.
Police remove the belongings of a 22-year-old woman whose remains were found inside the apartment on Wednesday
The body was found inside Apartment 6F at Linwood Park Apartments, an affordable housing building in East New York, Brooklyn, on Wednesday
She had not been seen for several weeks before neighbors noticed a foul smell coming from inside the home on Wednesday.
One called police to request a welfare check which prompted the grim discovery in the early hours of Thursday morning.
An NYPD spokesman told DailyMail.com that while a person of interest has been identified, no one is in custody.
Police are now working to track that person down.
The apartment building contains 100 units of affordable housing but it also houses recently released Rikers inmates.
Police carry evidence bags at the apartment complex in East New York on Thursday
The building has 100 apartments, most of which are affordable units. Others are for recently incarcerated Rikers inmates
Multiple suitcases found filled with body parts inside a Brooklyn apartment on Wednesday
The building superintendent made the gruesome discovery at 315 Linwood Street in East New York around 1:30pm
Police were called to the address after a ‘foul order’ was reported in a sixth-floor home
Officials say ‘a large amount of blood’ was found on the premises.
‘This neighborhood is not the best neighborhood to be honest with you, but this is outrageous. Absolutely outrageous,’ neighbor Lindsey Vena said to ABC7. ‘It makes me scared to even be around here. I’m just sick.
‘This is scary. I live here with my family and it’s just kind of wicked knowing that there’s somebody doing something like this where you lay your head at night,’ she said.