What to Know
- New surveillance video shows a person of interest wanted in connection with the Brooklyn killing of a 51-year-old woman nearly 3 years ago
- Sharon Whigham was found dead on a bench, her throat slit, on Ninth Street on May 19, 2016
- No arrests have been made; anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS
Authorities have released new surveillance video that shows a person of interest wanted for questioning in connection with the gruesome killing of a Brooklyn woman found dead on a bench with her throat slit two-and-a-half years ago.
Grainy footage released by cops late Thursday shows what appears to be a man walking down a sidewalk. Police want to speak with him in connection with the May 19, 2016 killing of 51-year-old Sharon Whigham.
Authorities say an unknown person or people slashed Whigham's throat around 4:30 a.m. that spring morning and placed her in the bench in front of a building on Ninth Street. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
No arrests have been made. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.