MELROSE, the Bronx — Police arrested a man Tuesday in a Bronx mom’s death, nearly three months after her body was found by her teenage daughter.
Belkis Lopez, 35, was discovered unconscious and unresponsive with a band of rubber around her neck inside her East 158th Street bedroom in the Bronx on Sept. 20, officials said.
The NYPD quickly identified Angel DeJesus, 44, as a suspect and released a photo of him. He was arrested and charged on Tuesday.
DeJesus was taken into custody on charges of murder and criminally negligent homicide.