Woman found dead in Melrose apartment

Angel DeJesus, 44, of Brooklyn, who allegedly murdered a woman in her Melrose apartment Monday morning.
Courtesy of NYPD

The NYPD is looking for Angel DeJesus, 44, of Brooklyn, who allegedly murdered a woman in her Melrose apartment Monday morning.

According to the NYPD, on Sept. 20, at 8:15 a.m., police responded to a 911 call of an assault at 390 E. 158 St. Upon arrival, responding officers found Belkis Lopez, 35, unconscious and unresponsive inside of her apartment’s bedroom with a band of rubber around her neck.

EMS also responded and pronounced her dead. The Medical Examiner will determine the cause of death and the investigation is ongoing.

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