3 fatal stabbings in 12-hour span in NYC over Memorial Day Weekend

Kimberly Dole
May 25, 2020 - 2:28 pm

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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Three people were fatally stabbed within a 12-hour span over Memorial Day weekend, police said Monday.

At approximately 11:45 a.m., on Sunday officials discovered 56-year-old Deidre Borders, with multiple stab wounds to her torso in the bedroom of her Staten Island home officials said.

Authorities said police were called after second-floor tenant heard a commotion in the home on Osgood Avenue then not hearing from Borders "for a while" and spotting the woman through a window lying unresponsive in her first-floor apartment.

EMS responded to the two-family home and pronounced Borders dead at the scene.

Police believe the woman was murdered but no arrests have been made.

Later that day, police say a 23-year-old man died after being stabbed in the stomach, back and neck outside in Brooklyn.

Officials say the incident occurred just before 6:45 p.m., in front of 1129 Blake Avenue in the East New York Section.

The victim was rushed to Brookdale Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police have not yet released his name.

Three hours later, on Sunday another man was stabbed to death in the Bronx, police said.

Officials said a 37-year-old man was stabbed multiple times in the Fordham Manor area near the intersection of 195 Street and Marion Avenue.

The victim was taken to St. Barnabas Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Police arrested a 29-year-old man but has not been charged as of Monday morning.

The victim's name has not been released and police say the cause of the incident remains unclear.