Woman, 55, charged with murder in Brooklyn YWCA stabbing

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BOERUM HILL, Brooklyn — A woman has been charged in the fatal stabbing another resident in a YWCA in Boerum Hill Saturday morning.

Police responded to a 911 call about a stabbing a just before 7 a.m. at the YWCA at 30 Third Ave. They found a 48-year-old woman with multiple stab wounds in the back and torso, police said.

The victim was later identified as 48-year-old Liza Millet. She was taken to the hospital where she was pronounced dead.

A knife was recovered at the scene.

Police arrested Dorothy Curry, 55, who lived at the YWCA. She allegedly barricaded herself in a room before police got to her. She was taken to the hospital for psychological evaluation. Curry was charged with murder and criminal possession of a weapon.

“Neither resident had a history of violence or complaints and both were in good standing within our community,” the YWCA Brooklyn said in a statement.

“In the face of today’s tragedy, the YWCA Brooklyn staff are offering increased support and counseling services to our 285 residents,” the statement read.

The investigation is ongoing.

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