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Woman’s dismembered torso found stuffed into shopping cart by horrified passerby in Brooklyn

Woman’s dismembered torso found stuffed into shopping cart by horrified passerby on Brooklyn street as crime spikes in Big Apple

  • The torso of an unidentified woman was found in a trash bag inside a shopping cart on Pennsylvania and Atlantic avenues in Brooklyn
  • A man reportedly saw the trash bag in the basket and decided to peek inside where he found the dismembered woman
  • The 75th District determined the body was that of an adult woman and said the medical examiner will determine the cause of her death.
  • Authorities are hoping to identify him through DNA and are reviewing security footage to hopefully find his attacker.
  • Locals are now worried about rising crime in New York, with one saying: ‘They say New York is a dream, an American dream, but I don’t feel safe’
  • Overall, crime has increased by almost 50% in the Big Apple and Asian American hate crimes have increased by more than 300%.

A woman’s torso was found in a trash bag inside a shopping cart in Brooklyn by a horrified passerby amid a huge crime spike in New York City.

The woman’s body was found in a trash bag without a head or limbs by a passerby on Pennsylvania and Atlantic avenues in Brooklyn around 1:45 a.m. Thursday.

The man reportedly saw the trash bag in the basket and decided to take it, but when he peeked inside he made the gruesome discovery.

Police said the woman, who has not yet been identified, appeared to have no visible gunshots or stab wounds, or identifying marks like tattoos. The body also did not appear to be decomposed, police said.

The 75th District determined the body was that of an adult woman and said the medical examiner would determine the cause of her death and possibly identify her by DNA.

Authorities are now combing through surveillance footage in the hope of identifying the woman’s attacker and the incident is being investigated, but residents are worried about safety.

Local student Cynthia Jimenez said she felt unsafe in the city, telling ABC 7: “They say New York is a dream, an American dream, but I don’t feel safe. ”

A woman’s torso was found Thursday in a trash bag in a shopping cart in Brooklyn. A passing man found the woman after opening the bag. She had no head or limbs (pictured: trash bags, which do not contain her body, on the street in Brooklyn on Thursday)

The woman was found in a trash bag, similar to these, around 1.45am on Thursday

Police were still on the scene until 7 a.m. when a worker from a local construction shop was denied access to the store to open it as police tape blocked the entrance, reported the New York Times. A pawnshop was also blocked.

The owner of a construction workshop, Sung Hong, 64, was informed of the incident when his employee was unable to enter the workshop. Arriving an hour later from Long Island, Song begged the police to let him into his business.

The South Korean-turned-New Yorker said news of the beheading has heightened his concerns about rising crime in New York, especially those involving Asian Americans.

“It’s getting worse and worse,” he told The New York Times. ‘I don’t know what’s going on. It’s like people have gone crazy.

A local construction shop and pawnshop (pictured) were bugged by police as they investigated the incident for many hours

A local construction shop and pawnshop (pictured) were bugged by police as they investigated the incident for many hours

Local resident Violent Rodriguez told ABC 7: “Oh my God, Jesus Christ, because nowadays no one is safe here anymore, I don’t know what to do because I work around the corner. street.”

The busy intersection remained busy during the morning commute and it’s unclear when it reopened.

Asian Americans saw a 343% increase in hate crimes last year with 133 attacks.

A few days ago, a bleached-blonde homeless army veteran was arrested on suspicion of racist assaults against seven Asian women. He reportedly hurled n-word insults at NYPD cops after his arrest.

Steven Zajonc, 28, was apprehended on Wednesday for the February 27 attacks, after barricading himself in a New York Public Library bathroom and instigating a standoff with police.

His alleged attacks come after a string of high-profile attacks on Asian Americans in recent weeks, including two deadly ones. Asian grandmother GuiYing Ma, 61, died last week after battling for three months to recover from brain damage after being crushed in the face with a stone in a street attack in New York .

Overall crime has increased by almost 50% in New York.

Crime in New York has increased by nearly 50% as the city experiences a huge crime wave

Crime in New York has increased by nearly 50% as the city experiences a huge crime wave

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