Category: Wrongful death

NYCHA’s criminal negligence: Part 1, the leadership failures

16 June, 2014 (10:07) | Apartments, Bloomberg, Criminal negligence, de Blasio, Monitoring, NYCHA, Public housing, Rental, Security, Stop-and-frisk, Wrongful death |

By:David A. Smith  On June 1, 2014, two little children, 7-year-old Mikayla Capers and 6-year-old Prince Joshua Avitto, were viciously and repeatedly stabbed in a NYCHA property elevator; two days earlier, 18-year-old Tanaya Copeland was also stabbed to death only a few blocks away. As the New York Times (June 2, 2014; blue font) reported: […]