Sus­pect ar­rested in NY woman’s hack­ing death

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Au­thor­i­ties ar­rested a man on mur­der and at­tempted mur­der charges in con­nec­tion with the death of a woman found nearly de­cap­i­tated in a New York City apart­ment and the wound­ing of an­other woman who was hos­pi­tal­ized in crit­i­cal con­di­tion, police said Sun­day.

Jerry Brown, 34, of Brook­lyn, was taken into cus­tody Satur­day, hours af­ter emer­gency re­spon­ders fielded a 911 call from a driver who came across the sur­viv­ing woman, ac­cord­ing to the New York Police Depart­ment.

Deputy Chief Michael Kem­per said au­thor­i­ties be­lieve Brown knew both victims.

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