A man was found beaten and stabbed to death in a basement in South Ozone Park, Queens early Tuesday, police said.
It may have been a hate crime that led to the death of Islan Nettles, 21, but one thing became clear during a vigil Tuesday night – she was loved.
Police responded to a 911 call at 101 Beechwood Place just before 2:30 a.m. on Sunday, where they found Jodi Surinaga, 42, unconscious with trauma to her head.
In Westchester County, police think elder abuse was behind the death of a 70-year-old woman. Her own daughter is now under arrest, accused of brutally beating her mother.