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Bronx Woman Arrested For Improper Burial After Man’s Body Found In Suitcase On Needham Avenue

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police have arrested a suspect in connection with the death of a Bronx man whose body was found inside of a suitcase.

Police say just before 3:30 p.m. Sunday, they were called to Needham Avenue in the Bronx on a report of a suspicious suitcase.

When officers arrived, they found the body of a man, later identified as 74-year-old Johnny Davis, inside the suitcase.

Police arrested 36-year-old Monique Exum on Tuesday on improper burial charges.

According to police, the two lived in the same apartment in the Bronx but it’s not clear what their relationship was.

A medical examiner will determine Davis’ cause of death.

The investigation is still ongoing.