Police Investigate Fatal Stabbing Of Queens Woman

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Police said a 58-year-old woman was found brutally stabbed to death inside her Queens home. They were seeking her sister for questioning.

The NYPD discovered the woman’s body after responding to a 911 call at the Baisley Park Houses in the Springfield Gardens section at about 2:45 p.m. Monday. Police say she was stabbed multiple times about the body.

According to the New York Post, the woman had her ears and nose sliced off.

Police said a knife was recovered at the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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