Updated Monday, Nov. 10, 5:19 p.m.
A 68-year-old woman was brutally stabbed to death by her boyfriend inside their Flushing apartment Saturday night, police said.
Officers found the victim, Josefina Mendoza, at her 149-45 Northern Blvd. home about 11:35 p.m. covered in blood, with stab wounds to her face, body and back, prosecutors said. Her throat had also been slashed.
She was pronounced dead at the scene.
Mendoza’s live-in boyfriend, Naser Alzein, 51, stabbed her after the two got into a dispute, according to police, but it was not clear what exactly sparked the violence.
He has been charged with second-degree murder and criminal possession of a weapon.
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