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Police: Attacker kills 1 woman, injures 2nd in NYC apartment

/ 10:52 AM April 21, 2019
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NEW YORK, United States — Police are questioning a man armed with an ax 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.

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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.

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Officers are investigating whether a bloodied ax found in a trash compactor may have been the murder weapon. /cbb

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