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31-year-old Yazmeen Williams found dead in sleeping bag in Manhattan

No arrests have been made, and no information on a suspect is currently available.

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On July 5, 2024, just before 5 p.m., police responded to reports of a suspicious package at 207 E. 27th Street in Manhattan, New York.

Upon arrival, officers found a sleeping bag containing a dead body, which eyewitnesses said had been left with the trash on the street.

The victim was identified as 31-year-old Yazmeen Williams.

On July 8, police confirmed that Williams had been shot in the head and ruled her death a homicide, though they could not determine when the fatal shooting occurred.

A man was seen pulling the makeshift body bag with an electric wheelchair before the sack was discovered.

No arrests have been made, and no information on a suspect is currently available.