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Man arrested after woman, 25, found dead in Flatbush building

A 25-year-old woman was found dead in a Flatbush, Brooklyn building Sat. Oct. 1. (Google Maps)

A 25-year-old woman was found dead in a Flatbush, Brooklyn building Sat. Oct. 1. (Google Maps)

FLATBUSH, Brooklyn — A man has been arrested in connection with the death of Deneisha Smith, 27, who was found unconscious and unresponsive inside a cellphone store in Brooklyn Saturday afternoon.

Rolanso Lexune, 32, was arrested Sunday and charged with second degree murder in connection with the incident, police said.

Officers were called to 2184 Bedford Ave., in the Flatbush section of the borough around 12:45 p.m. Saturday.

That’s when they found Smith, unconscious, with signs of trauma to her neck. EMS workers pronounced her dead at the scene.

The medical examiner will determine the cause of death.