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Brighton Beach Woman Stabbed To Death

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A woman was stabbed to death in her Brighton Beach home on Thursday, and the killer is still at large, according to the Daily News.

The perp stabbed the 51-year-old victim several times in the neck and back.

Police found the victim just before 5:00 p.m., after they received a call to her basement apartment on Brighton 12th Street.

The victim’s identity has not been released, and detectives are still investigation.

UPDATE (3:17 p.m.): Brighton Neighborhood Association Executive Director Pat Singer offers the following additional info via Facebook:

The killing took place in a three family home next door to 3021 where some momths ago a Russian ring operated the theft of thousands of dollars from Holocaust funds. It was msore than a basement. I believe it was also used as some kind of office. There is a sign on the house advertising “Home care” services.

UPDATE (5:46 p.m.): Six hours and 31 minutes after we inquired, the NYPD’s Deputy Commissioner of Public Information wrote to us with the following “additional details,” revealing the name and address of the victim:

Nina Khalanskaia  51  of 3019 Brighton 12 Street. Stabbed multiple times

We had to follow up and ask – again – if there had been any arrests. Below is their answer:


(H/t to localbroker.)

The original version of this article mistakenly identified the location as East 12th Street. It is actually Brighton 12th Street. Apologies for any confusion.

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  1. getting dangerous in sheepshead man,4 out 5 non russians that im close with will be moveing to bay ridge and marine park in 2012

  2. jr HA HA,,,,detectives took her cat (traced back to us somehow but NOT delivered to us) to the shelter, then called us asking for help!! cat needs special care, we have ALL records for cat and they will not release it to us! Russian why kill an old lady over a cat U.S.A. druggie is who they are looking for!!! NYPD SAVE this cat and return it to us!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! We have all medical files if at ACC YOU killed this cat!! spca  might give it what it needs~

  3. we JUST got her cat back last night- vet confirmed it has calaycivirus! watch any adoptions for cats from acc in manhattan!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Keep them away from your cats and make sure you wash/clorox well between handling your cat and any new adoptions from acc in the city!

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