Mom stabbed to death inside of Apt.

Mom stabbed to death inside of Apt.
Mom stabbed to death inside of Apt. Pictures by Edwin Soto

By EDWIN SOTO


On 10/13/2019 at around 8:00 am Luz Perez 40 yrs. was found dead by her Two terrified young children at 519 East 187th St. Off Bathgate Ave. stabbed to death in her bed

Perez's 5-year-old son and 2-year-old daughter found her body, rushed to the window of their apartment and started banging, sources said.

A passerby saw them and called 911. Police took down Perez's door at about 8 a.m. and found her dead inside, sources said.

The city medical examiner's office will determine the exact cause of Perez's death, police said.
Medics took the children, who were not injured, to St. Barnabas Hospital for evaluation. Perez's family have since taken custody of the children, sources said.

Crime scene Investigators believe an attacker repeatedly plunged a screwdriver, or a similar object, into Luz Perez, 40, leaving her bloody and lifeless in the bedroom , Police have not yet made an arrest in the case.