A mom and daughter have been discovered useless and their suspected killer is on the run, the mayor and police commissioner in Yonkers stated Tuesday.
The pair have been found Monday afternoon in a house on Shipman Avenue after law enforcement officials responded for a welfare name.
Yonkers Police Commissioner John Mueller stated the decision got here in after a good friend reported not listening to from one of many victims in quite a lot of days. The daughter was reportedly final seen on Friday, in line with info police had gathered by Tuesday.
There was no reply when police knocked at the entrance door Monday afternoon. Then the officers found a damaged window behind the home, Mueller stated, earlier than police made their approach into the house and discovered the deceased victims.
The ladies, each of grownup age, have been discovered with important knife trauma. At a press conference on Tuesday, Mueller didn’t say if detectives had recovered any weapons at the residence.
Mayor Mike Spano tried to reassure the general public, making observe that officers believed the deaths to be remoted and that there have been no current threats to others.
“The police department and detectives are going to work around the clock to do what they need to do to capture the person who committed this crime,” Spano stated.
The police commissioner wouldn’t give particular particulars on any individuals of curiosity within the case however assured that investigators have been talking with quite a lot of events and actively chasing down a number of leads.
Mueller stated it was too early within the investigation to say whether or not or not the damaged again window was an indication of pressured entry. He reiterated that the police investigation continues to be in its early phases “right now.”