The world violence, missing planes, and now this:
A woman decapitated her neighbour as she pleaded for her life after an argument over unpaid rent before scattering her body parts across two counties, it has been claimed.
Leah Cuevas, 42, from Brooklyn, allegedly murdered mother-of-four Chinelle LaToya Thompson Browne before dismembering her body and dumping the parts around Long Island.
Neigbours living in the same Brownsville apartment block reportedly heard blood-curdling screams as Cuevas hacked off Mrs Browne’s head with ‘a sharp instrument’.
The Guyenese immigrant’s dismembered torso was discovered in a wooded lot near the Fire Island ferry terminal in Bay Shore on July 9, Biancavilla said. Her severed legs were found nearby.
Days later, the woman’s arms were found in separate yards in Hempstead, about 25 miles west of Bay Shore, and her severed head was discovered at another home in the village on July 17, the prosecutor said.
Prosecutors believe Cuevas had pretended to be the landlord’ following the death of the building’s owner last year.
She is said to have collected rent from tenants despite the fact the building’s lacked hot water and electricity was scarce. It is believed Browne had become fed up with the and refused to continue paying. Continue