Evelyn Shapiro, 88, was found dead inside her ransacked apartment at the Pelham Parkway Houses on June 16, 2012.
City Councilman James Vacca has arranged $4 million in funds to install cameras and fix locks at the public housing project in an attempt to curb an alarming increase of gang and drug-related crime in the eastern section of the Bronx.
The death of 88-year-old Evelyn Shapiro has residents of the Pelham Parkway Houses on edge. They have called an emergency meeting for Tuesday night.
An eighty-eight-year-old woman was found brutally beaten to death in her Bronx apartment on Saturday.