Man Charged Killing Woman & Infant
Police have charged a man with killing a woman and her infant daughter and setting fire to a Bronx apartment where the victims were found.
Police say 21-year-old Eligidio Lind was charged with two counts of murder, two counts of manslaughter and two counts of arson. Firefighters who responded to the blaze on Thursday found 32-year-old Luisa Rodriguez dead with multiple stab wounds under a burning mattress.
Her 1-month-old daughter, Angela Rodriguez, was pulled from the flames and later died at a hospital.
The cause of death for both victims is still under investigation. It was not immediately clear whether Lind had an attorney.
Anyone with information on the case should contact the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS, or text CRIMES and then enter TIP577, or visit NYPDCrimestoppers.com.
All calls are strictly confidential.
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