PROSPECT PARK SOUTH – A wellness check that came too late. On January 30 at about 3:04 p.m., the NYPD was trying to conduct a “wellness check” inside a third-floor apartment at 145 E 18 Street.
Cops were having a bit of trouble going inside as a 57-year-old man was refusing them entry. Once cops went inside, they found an unconscious and unresponsive 56-year-old woman wrapped in a blanket on the bedroom floor. She was pronounced dead, though the cause is still under investigation.
The 57-year-old man, Lawrence, Corey who resides in the apartment was arrested and charged with assault on a police officer, obstruction of governmental administration, and resisting arrest. Victim’s name has not been released pending family notification.
Anyone with information in regard to the above incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, on Twitter @NYPDTips or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.