Estranged husband arrested in the murder of a Co-op City Building 16A resident last November
A 36-year-old man, Andre Curtis, was arrested on Tuesday, 1/31/17, and charged with the murder of his estranged wife, Sophia Lamb, in her Co-op City home last November 26th, 2016.
According to multiple sources, Curtis was declared a person of interest in the case immediately after Ms. Lamb was found stabbed to death.
Numerous sources said that in the days soon after the murder, Curtis was discovered unconscious near his vehicle parked on Jerome Avenue, in the Bronx, and was rushed to Montefiore Medical Center in critical condition in a coma due to a blood clot. In the last week, detectives were finally able to communicate with him. He was arrested and charged with the murder and related offenses. According to the Bronx DA's office, Curtis had not yet been arraigned on the charges.
Ms. Lamb's stabbing death sent shockwaves through this community last November 2016, [Read: Co-op City women fatally stabbed in Building 16A
] as family, neighbors, friends and co-workers came to the home to mourn the tragedy immediately after hearing the news on November 26th, 2016. Those close to Ms. Lamb reported to media outlets that she had asked her husband to leave her home weeks before November 26th, 2016 which he did.
By Bill Stuttig
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