Emergency meeting held after death of 88-year-old Bronx woman

Residents at the Pelham Parkway Houses held an emergency meeting Tuesday night following the murder of their 88-year-old neighbor. According to tenants, safety concerns were addressed at the closed-door

News 12 Staff

Jun 20, 2012, 6:48 PM

Updated 4,324 days ago

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Emergency meeting held after death of 88-year-old Bronx woman
Residents at the Pelham Parkway Houses held an emergency meeting Tuesday night following the murder of their 88-year-old neighbor.
According to tenants, safety concerns were addressed at the closed-door meeting after Evelyn Shapiro was found bludgeoned to death inside her home Saturday morning. They say a volunteer neighborhood watch program is being set up to help patrol the lobby and check on the elderly.
Police say they have not yet made any arrests in the case.


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