Old woman was strangled in her apartment in Brooklyn; politicians call for more security in NYCHA | The State

They strangled an old woman in her apartment in Brooklyn; politicians call for more security in NYCHA

NYPD has not announced any arrests

Andrés Correa Guatarasma / Courtesy

Juanita Cabarello, a 78-year-old woman, was found dead with a telephone cord wrapped around her neck at her NYCHA apartment in Brooklyn.

The old woman was found by her son yesterday shortly before 5 p.m. inside your 6th floor apartment at Woodson Houses, offering senior housing at 393 Powell St., Brownsville.

Cabarello was pronounced dead at the scene and no suspects or arrests have been announced, police sources told the New York Post.

Would be the third homicide in the Woodson Houses complex in the last four years, according to Councilmember Inez Barron and State Assemblyman Charles Barron. Local leaders highlighted that the two previous crimes remain unsolved, highlighted Pix11.

Now they are asking the city to finish installing security cameras at that NYCHA complex. Funding for the purchase, installation and operation of those equipment was secured in 2018, but the project was halted in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to officials.

Who has information should call at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) and in Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). Also via the crimestoppers.nypdonline.org page or by text message to 274637 (CRIMES), followed by TIP577. All communications are strictly confidential.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *