Police on the Lower East Side are investigating the death of an 82-year-old after two women were assaulted and bound on Friday, authorities said.
Police responded to a 911 call at 5:35 p.m. at 711 FDR Drive in the East Village. Ella-Nae Biaz’s ankles and wrists bound with tape when police arrived, according to police. EMS pronounced the 82-year-old dead on the scene.
The 39-year-old woman was also bound, but was able to break free and alert police. She has been taken to Bellevue Hospital for her injuries.
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A suspect has been taken into custody, NYPD said.