Woman Stabbed to Death on Sidewalk in 1st NYC Homicide of 2022 Identified

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Police in New York City have identified the victim of the first reported homicide of the year.

Shwesin Nyuntwai, 41, was found with multiple stab wounds near 23rd Street and Broadway in Astoria, Queens, the night of Jan. 1, according to police. A passerby reportedly found her just before 9 p.m.

Nyuntwai was rushed to Astoria General Hospital where she died, the NYPD said.

Police still have not released details on a possible motive or description of a suspect, and an investigation is ongoing.

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