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Death of at least 1 person found in Midwood home now being investigated as a homicide

The NYPD responded to a call for gunshots on that day and arrived at the apartment to find the two victims dead at the scene.

Shniece Archer and Adolfo Carrion

May 28, 2024, 9:55 PM

Updated 25 days ago

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Police are now investigating one of the two dead bodies found in a Midwood apartment on Memorial Day as a homicide.
They say the death of Tanezia Blockwood, 29, is being investigated as a homicide. She was found dead in her apartment Monday, as well as her boyfriend, 35-year-old Teddy Knight.
The NYPD responded to a call for gunshots on that day and arrived at the apartment to find Knight and Blockwood dead at the scene. Members of the community say that the two were a couple and lived with Knight's mother and their two children.
One neighbor spoke to News 12 off camera, saying that they were a loving family and that she did not expect any issues to arise between them.
No arrests have been made at this time.


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