Woman stabbed to death, daughter injured in the Bronx

MORRIS HEIGHTS, the Bronx — A man is in custody after allegedly stabbing a woman to death at her Bronx home and attacking another woman, police said Saturday.

The woman killed was identified by police as 67-year-old Sheila Williams. Her 39-year-old daughter was injured in the attack. She refused medical attention.

The women were attacked at Williams' Morris Heights home at 1600 Sedgwick Ave., police said.

Officers responded to a 911 call about an assault in progress at the apartment building around 1:54 a.m., and said they found Williams unconscious and unresponsive, with stab wounds to her neck and leg.

EMS responded and pronounced Williams dead at the scene.

Tyrone Crawley, 60, of Sedgwick Avenue, was taken into custody and charged with murder, manslaughter, three counts of assault, four counts of acing in a manner injurious to a child, two counts of criminal possession of a weapon.

The New York Daily News reports Crawley was Williams' boyfriend.