Queens Village man charged in girlfriend’s murder – QNS.com

Queens Village man charged in girlfriend’s murder

A police vehicle sits outside the Queens VIllage home where Tiffany Pettiford was found unconsious. According to police, Isaiah Smith has been arrested and charged with her murder. Photo by Christina Santucci
By Howard Koplowitz

A Queens Village man was charged with murder after he allegedly beat his girlfriend to death in their 214th Street home, police said.

Officers responded to the home at around 9:54 p.m. Tuesday following a call of an unconscious female at 89-26 214th St., police said.

They found 28-year-old Tiffany Pettiford, who was struck multiple times with a blunt object, police said.

Pettiford was taken to Queens Hospital Center, where she died, police said.

Pettiford’s boyfriend, 48-year-old Isaiah Smith, was arrested and charged with murder and criminal possession of a weapon, police said.

Reach reporter Howard Koplowitz by e-mail at hkoplowitz@cnglocal.com or by phone at 718-260-4573.

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