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Couple Killed in Crown Heights Home Invasion Robbery

A couple was killed Wednesday evening during a reported robbery in progress in their Crown Heights home on Winthrop Street.

by CrownHeights.info

Police received a 911 call of a robbery in progress at 263 Winthrop Street, between Nostrand and Rogers Avenues, at around 6:41pm. Upon the officers’ arrival they discovered a 65-year-old man in front of the house suffering from multiple stab wounds, as well as a 59-year-old woman inside the residence also suffering from multiple stab wounds.

The man was rushed to Kings County Hospital where he was pronounced dead, the woman was declared dead at the scene.

The area has been locked down and police have opened an investigation. The suspect was described as a man wearing a mask, who fled the scene and has not been apprehended.

The identity of the victims have not been released pending family notifications.

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#1 Comment By Anonymous On February 7, 2018 @ 9:56 pm

The suspect was described as a (black) man wearing a mask

#2 Comment By Are you serious! On February 8, 2018 @ 3:47 pm

I guess it goes without saying

#3 Comment By Me On February 7, 2018 @ 10:23 pm

Please update as I live not too far from the crime scene.
Thank you

#4 Comment By ???? On February 7, 2018 @ 11:58 pm

East New York, or East Beirut?

#5 Comment By Mayer On February 8, 2018 @ 10:44 am

It’s not considered crown heights….

#6 Comment By OLD NEWS On February 8, 2018 @ 10:54 am

and they say Israel is dangerous

#7 Comment By Sounds like arab terrorist On February 8, 2018 @ 11:59 am

It is considered crown hts. The fact that they were stabbed sounds very much like arab terrorists. There are black arabs. Sounds like what has happened in israel. Were the couple jewish or white christians?

#8 Comment By emeti On February 8, 2018 @ 12:20 pm

need more surveillance cameras. such a crime rate, they should be subsidized for the item and the installation
thats soooo tragic.

#9 Comment By orshm On February 8, 2018 @ 2:51 pm

the community in that area should be making a big deal of this. what are they doing? Its quiet.

#10 Comment By Those killed were black On February 8, 2018 @ 8:29 pm

The people who were killed were black. Stabbed numerous times. Daughter called 911

#11 Comment By larry On February 9, 2018 @ 12:40 am

were the victims Jewish?

#12 Comment By Big T On February 12, 2018 @ 2:36 pm

does it really matter.