Police have arrested and charged a Brooklyn man in the death of a 28-year-old woman who was found stabbed inside a Queens park in October.
Christopher Sobers, 25, was arrested Monday and charged with second-degree murder and first-degree robbery, police said.
According to authorities, on Oct. 11 at about 2:52 p.m. police responded to a call of an unconscious person inside Kissena Park near Colden Street and Laburnum Avenue in Flushing.
When officers arrived at the scene, they found Qing Qing Kiemde unresponsive and with slash wounds to the neck and stomach, police said. Emergency personnel pronounced Kiemde dead at the scene.
Kiemde, who lived in Elmhurst, and Sobers are believed to be acquaintances but there was no additional information on how they knew each other, according to The New York Times.
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The 28-year-old had moved to New York from China with her father and worked at a bakery, the Times reported. Her father said Kiemde had recently gone through a divorce and was dealing with depression. He added that she had been planning to meet with friends the night she was killed.