Cops cuff boyfriend suspect in killing of woman found on W’burg waterfront

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Police arrested a man on Thursday who they say murdered his girlfriend and left her body wrapped in an industrial blanket in a lot beside the East River in Williamsburg.

Cops cuffed a 30-year-old Bedford-Stuyvesant man for the slaying, saying that he stabbed 35-year-old Merceda Young of the Bronx once in the neck. Police responding to a call on Tuesday afternoon found Young dead in a fenced asphalt area at the waterfront end of Division Avenue, near Kent Avenue.

Cops say they have not yet recovered the murder weapon and that they do not know where exactly the suspect allegedly killed her.

Reach reporter Danielle Furfaro at or by calling (718) 260-2511. Follow her at
Updated 10:16 pm, July 9, 2018
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Joey from Clinton Hills says:
Danielle, I think you forgot to tell us the name of the accused murderer.
Nov. 1, 2013, 10:02 am
John Wasserman from Prospect Heights says:
If you don't mind, could you please insert an "in" between "wrapped" and "an" in the first sentence of this article. There are people, and I won't name any names (ty), that might have an actual seizure while trying to comprehend this error. Pardon the interruption.
Nov. 1, 2013, 1:19 pm
Bill from Clinton Hill says:
2 clowns responding to every article go out and do something with your lives .
Nov. 2, 2013, 8:09 am

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