Cousin charged in death of New York City woman

February 27, 2022 GMT

NEW YORK (AP) — A relative of a New York City woman whose body was found Friday in a plastic storage container in the Bronx has been charged in her death.

New York City police said 21-year-old Khalid Barrow is charged in the death of his 35-year-old cousin, Nisaa Walcott.

He is charged with murder and concealing a human corpse.

Officers responding to a 911 call Friday afternoon found Walcott unconscious and unresponsive, police said. She was pronounced dead at the scene, near a storage facility in the Highbridge neighborhood in the Bronx.