Arrest in death of NYC woman found in suitcase

December 28, 2010 3:45:28 AM PST
A man has been arrested in the death of a woman whose body was found stuffed in a suitcase outside a New York City building. Police arrested a 55-year-old suspect on a charge of murder Monday in the slaying of Betty Williams, who was found strangled in a suitcase at about 12:15 a.m. Dec. 22.

Police did not say whether the suspect was the same man seen in a surveillance video wheeling the suitcase down a darkened street.

They didn't say what relationship the suspect might have had with the 28-year-old Bronx victim.

Police say a passer-by rummaging through the trash outside the building found the suitcase and called 911.


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