THE BRONX - The family of a murdered Bronx teen is speaking out to remember the young girl.

Luzbenet Ramirez was stabbed to death in Longwood last week. Her mother described her as an ambitious girl who wanted to become a forensic investigator and says she had many friends.

Police found Ramirez?s body stuffed inside a closet on Oct. 26. Jose Mendez, 40, has been arrested in the murder.

Police: Teen stabbed to death in Longwood