A Bronx man has been taken into custody after his wife was found stabbed in their apartment on Thursday morning.
Police said at 10:51 a.m. on July 14, officers responded to a 911 call for a woman in need of assistance inside Tracey Towers, located at 40 West Mosholu Parkway South. Upon arrival, police found Monica Akua, 52, unconscious and unresponsive with multiple stab wounds all over her body.
Paramedics transported Akua to Saint Barnabas Medical Center, where she was later pronounced dead.
A knife was recovered at the scene. Akua’s husband, Anthony Erzuah, 59, was arrested at the scene and charged with murder, manslaughter and criminal possession of a weapon.