NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A man has been charged with the murder of a 32-year-old woman who was reportedly wheelchair-bound in a South Williamsburg, Brooklyn apartment this past weekend.
Around 7:30 a.m. Sunday, police came to an apartment in the building at 70 Clymer St., where they found Melissa Torres’ body in the bathroom. She was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
Police found the wheelchair-bound Torres’ body in the bathtub, and believed she was strangled or suffocated, according to a New York Daily News report. A man was arrested at the scene, according to police.
On Monday, authorities charged Angelo Sanchez, 41, with murder and endangering the welfare of a child.
Published reports said Torres’ boyfriend, with whom she has a 2-year-old son, was the one arrested.
Autopsy results on Torres were inconclusive, according to published reports.
You May Also Be Interested In These Stories
- Sacramento Airline Agent Credited With Stopping Possible Trafficking Of 2 Teen Girls
- Connecting With Kids During Their Week Off For Mid-Winter Recess
- Family Appalled After Teens Are Attacked In Sneaker Sale Gone Wrong In East Harlem
- ‘This Cannot Be The Normal:’ Survivors Call For Action On Gun Control In Wake Of Florida School Shooting