New York City Police revealed Barnard Faculty freshman Tessa Majors’ ultimate moments during which she was stated to have tried to struggle off her attackers earlier than struggling up a flight of stairs in Morningside Park the place she finally discovered assist.
New particulars surrounding the tragic loss of life of Majors, 18, emerged Saturday morning after police testified in courtroom the day gone by on info supplied by the 13-year-old boy who has since been charged with second-degree homicide, first and second-degree theft and legal possession of a weapon.
Majors was attacked within the park Wednesday night at round 7 p.m.
The suspect instructed investigators that he witnessed two different youngsters in his group put the sufferer in a chokehold and take away gadgets from her pockets however that’s when he stated Majors started preventing again, biting one of many attackers on the finger.
The suspect instructed police that his buddy “dropped a knife” whereas placing Majors in a chokehold, prompting him to choose it up hand it again to his buddy earlier than making a slashing movement at his throat.
He then claims he noticed his buddy stab Majors. She reportedly suffered a number of stab wounds to the face and physique.
However newly revealed testimony, obtained by WNBC, confirmed that after the three teenagers left the park, Majors was nonetheless alive and on the lookout for assist.
The badly injured faculty pupil reportedly stumbled up the steps after being left for lifeless and finally discovered a safety guard who known as 911.
Her efforts, nevertheless, couldn’t save her and he or she was pronounced lifeless on the hospital.
Police are nonetheless attempting to piece collectively the circumstance surrounding Majors’ loss of life. One other teen is at present in detention and being questioned by police whereas a 3rd is being “actively sought.”
They’re all stated to be between 13 and 14-years-old. Fox Information has not recognized any of the suspects.
Fox Information’ Morgan Phillips, Marta Dhanis and Courtney Crawford contributed to this report.