Arrest made in Clarkson Avenue stabbing

Police have identified the victim as 22-year-old Toni Cox.

Police have identified the victim as 22-year-old Toni Cox. (5/14/16)

BROOKLYN - Police have arrested a man accused of stabbing a 22-year-old woman to death in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens early Saturday morning.

Police charged 35-year-old Alwasi Tyson with second-degree murder, four counts of acting in a manner injurious to a child and criminal possession of a weapon.

Police say Cox was visiting her friend on the sixth floor of her apartment building on Clarkson Avenue at the time of the incident. They say Tyson, the ex-husband of Cox's friend, came home in a rage and stabbed Cox in the chest.

Neighbors say they heard a loud argument at the time of the incident.

Cox was taken to Kings County Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

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