Son Charged With Murder Months After Mom, 70, Is Found Dead in Brooklyn Apartment: NYPD

Noreen Mulzac was found dead over the summer with a scarf around her legs

What to Know

  • The son of a woman whose lifeless body was found over the summer inside her Brooklyn apartment has been charged in the case, police say
  • Jayvon Mulzac, 28, was charged Thursday with murder in the death of 70-year-old Noreen Mulzac back in July, officials say
  • Noreen Mulzac's body was found with with a scarf around her legs, however, there was no other visible trauma, authorities say

The 28-year-old son of a 70-year-old woman whose dead body was found in her Brooklyn apartment in July has been charged with her murder, according to the NYPD.

Jayvon Mulzac of Pittsfield, Massachusetts, was arrested on murder charges Thursday in the death of Noreen Mulzac, police said. 

Noreen Mulzac's daughter's boyfriend found the woman's lifeless body with a scarf around her legs but no other visible trauma at her home in Canarsie on July 17

It wasn't clear what led to her death. 

Neighbors said at the time that Noreen Mulzac was a single-mother nurse who raised two children and adopted several children over the years. 

Police said Jayvon Mulzac was arrested when he was 17, in 2006, for allegedly attacking and robbing his mother. He has other sealed prior arrests.

It wasn't immediately clear if Jayvon Mulzac had an attorney who could comment on the case. 

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