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November 8th, 2011

Added on by Ken Maldonado.

 

Hettie Patterson, 48, was murdered in her home at 111-11 143rd street in Jamaica, Queens by her landlord Eulith Reid sometime after 11 a.m. on Tuesday. Reid and Patterson had a months long dispute according to neighbors over Reid's request for Patterson to vacate the rented apartment. Police responded to a 911 call by another tenant who reported hearing screams. Patterson had suffered several knife wounds to the head and body according to police. Reid commited suicide before police could gain entry to the home.