Jonathan Allen, a 47-year-old man, was stabbed to death in a luxury building in Brooklyn (NYC) and his girlfriend was arrested as a suspect in the homicide.
According to neighbors, Allen was constantly harassed by his girlfriendhe indicated Daily News. The 29-year-old woman has not been identified by the NYPD because no charges have been filed against her.
Allen was stabbed once in the upper body. The crime happened inside his apartment in the luxury “Denizen Bushwick” building in the Melrose St. neighborhood near Evergreen Avenue, around 4:15 pm Sunday.
Paramedics rushed him to Woodhull Hospital, where he later died. The police said that the knife used in the homicide was found in the kitchen.
Allen’s father said his son had worked for Amtrak in the traffic signaling department for 16 years and joined him in that company right after graduating high school.
“I’ve never seen it, but I heard there were big problems in the past,” grief-stricken father Johnnie Allen said of the bride. The victim left three orphaned children.
He added that the last time he saw his son was about three weeks ago, when he and his brother visited him at his apartment. Allen seemed happy, his father said. “This is a big disaster. “I never contemplated this, ever,” he lamented.
A first-floor neighbor recalled how the girlfriend’s rantings kept her husband awake after work. “[Mi esposo] she worked during the night, when he came home at 2 in the morning and needed to go to sleep, she was there hitting and hitting until 3, 4, 5 in the morning; the police were there,” said Michelle Husey, 44.
“It was just a terrible situation,” he told The News. “It’s tragic.” “You know something horrible is going to happen, but how can you differentiate between the screams this time and the ones from the last time?” said another neighbor.
Those prosecuted are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court.
An NYPD report warned that Fatal stabbings are up 29% this year in the city compared to before the pandemic (2019). Attacks with knives have become more frequent in various scenarios: streets, buildings, homes, buses, Metro, parties, schools and even commercial establishments and ATM areas.
Domestic violence is common in New York City and surrounding areas, between relatives, roommates and partners, even with minor victims.
Every day in New York City, on average, about 747 incidents of domestic violence, including assaults, abuse, verbal abuse, and about 65 homicides annually.
Last Friday Eduardo Pérez (36) was arrested on suspicion of stabbing his girlfriend María Díaz (25) to death inside the apartment they shared in Brooklyn (NYC).
In November, Luis Collado confessed that he had shot and killed his wife and her son in a “fit of jealousy” in their apartment in Brooklyn (NYC). Likewise last month, a 71-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of stabbing and beating his ex-girlfriend and killing his friend in an alleged jealous rage inside a home in Brooklyn.
In October, a jealous Hispanic man killed his girlfriend and then took his own life, leaving an orphaned girl in Queens (NYC). In September a woman was stabbed to death by her boyfriend along with her children in an apartment in The Bronx (NYC). At the end of August, a Hispanic man stabbed his partner and two babies to death, and then himself, inside the apartment that he had assigned as “super” in a building in the Upper West Side they Manhattan (NYC).
Also in August, Dominican Julio Aponte (65) was convicted in Manhattan Supreme Court after pleading guilty to beating his wife to death at a bus stop. At the time of the brutal homicide he was a traffic officer with the New York Police (NYPD).
In April, Carmelo Mendoza pleaded guilty to fatally stabbing his wife Yaquelin Collado during an argument while the woman’s daughter watched helplessly in their Jackson Heights apartment. Queens (NYC) in 2020.
In February César Santana was accused of killing his ex-partner Luz Hernández, a Dominican kindergarten teacher in Jersey City (NJ) whose body was found in a shallow grave.
In September 2020, an Uber driver from Quisqueya was stabbed to death by her husband in Queens. The same fatal fate had the same fatal fate in that county in August 2019, also Dominican Carmen Iris Santiago, attacked in the nail salon where she worked by her ex-convict husband, from whom she was separated from her.
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