Woman Arrested in New Rochelle Murder Investigation

New Rochelle Police have arrested a woman in connection with a murder investigation. On September 15, police responded to a report of a deceased body found in a multifamily home on Franklin Avenue. The victim, a woman in her 20s, was discovered at the scene. Detectives quickly arrived and initiated an investigation.

Through their investigation, detectives identified a person of interest, Kenya M. Tilford, a 40-year-old resident of New Rochelle. Tilford was located at a hotel in Elmsford, NY, and taken into custody without incident. Following the arrest, Tilford was charged with Murder in the Second Degree and Concealment of Human Corpse. She had kept the body in her apartment for nearly a week.

If convicted, the charges carry a minimum sentence of 15-40 years, with the possibility of life imprisonment. New Rochelle Police are treating this case as an active investigation and are seeking assistance from the community. Anyone with information is urged to contact the New Rochelle Police Department at 914-654-2300.

The investigation is ongoing.

Author: CrimeDoor

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