NYPD arrests, charges 21-year-old man to court for homicide

NYPD arrests, charges 21-year-old man to court for homicide

The New York Police Department (NYPD) has arrested and charged a 21-year-old man with homicide. This is after the body of a 35-year-old woman was found inside a plastic storage container on a sidewalk in the High Bridge section of the Bronx.

According to authorities, 21-year-old Khalid Barrow has been charged with the death of his 35-year-old cousin, Nisaa Walcott.

Barrow has been charged with murder and concealing a human corpse.

Around 2 p.m. on Monday, February 28, 2022, the victim was discovered in the High Bridge section of Bronx. The victim was found unconscious and unresponsive inside a container on University Avenue.

An autopsy has been planned and the cause of Walcott's death is still unknown.  

The family of the victim says she was a mother to a 14-year-old son.