Bronx mother and daughter found slain in apartment

Police arrived at a Furman Avenue apartment Tuesday morning to find a Bronx mother and her daughter fatally stabbed.Friends and relatives last saw the mother,

THE BRONX - Police arrived at a Furman Avenue apartment Tuesday morning to find a Bronx mother and her daughter fatally stabbed.

Friends and relatives last saw the mother, Yolanda, 25, and her daughter Monique before midnight on Sunday. They became worried over the weekend because they hadn?t heard from Yolanda. When individuals stopped by the apartment Tuesday morning to check up on the mother and daughter, they noticed that the window near the fire escape was open. They immediately called police, who arrived after 11 a.m. to find both bodies.

Residents at the Furman Avenue apartment complex are concerned for the safety of their children. One resident calls whoever is responsible for the deaths ?heartless.?

?I have kids of my own and I'm scared,? said Antoinette, who declined to give her full name.

Those close to the victims are confident that their killers will be found since the building is equipped with surveillance cameras. They claim that Yolanda had no enemies and no boyfriend.

Residents say that the mother and daughter had moved to the neighborhood over the summer.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Police say they want to talk to a 1 Police: Man wanted for questioning in Bronx burglary pattern
2 VIDEO: Suspect in Sheridan Avenue murder escorted by police
Bronx Weekend Travel Advisory, Dec.10-11 3 Bronx Weekend Travel Advisory, Dec.10-11
Parents say a norovirus outbreak at P.S. 83 4 Norovirus at P.S. 83 Annex sickens over 100 students
VIDEO: Winter Wonderland at Yankee Stadium 5 VIDEO: Winter Wonderland at Yankee Stadium

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Furry Friends is a weekly segment on News Furry Friends

Furry Friends is a weekly segment on News 12 The Bronx nightside.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE