Brandy Odom

A dead woman’s tattoo helped Brooklyn police identify her dismembered body that was scattered across a Brooklyn park. A tattoo of the word “chocolate” helped police identify the remains of Brandy Odom, whose naked upper torso and head were discovered by a dog-walker just off a path near E. 86th Street and Seaview Avenue, according to the NY Daily News.

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Christopher Thomas

Christopher Thomas, who murdered 10 people — including 8 children — in Brooklyn in 1984, was freed from an upstate New York prison in January, prison officials confirm.

Thomas, now 68, slaughtered 2 adults and 8 children in one of the worst mass shootings in New York history.

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Tonie Wells Barry Wells

Two NYPD cops were suspended without pay for ignoring an order to check on a pregnant woman who was later found dead in a stairwell in her Brooklyn home.

Tonie Wells, 22, died after she was strangled and pushed down a stairwell inside her Sterling Place home on Tuesday. Police arrested her husband Barry Wells, 29, who had a prior history of choking and assaulting her.

Barry Wells was previously arrested in September and charged with strangulation in the second degree for attacking his wife in Manhattan on July 20.

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Troy Ave

A week before rapper Troy Ave was shot while sitting in his prized Maserati on Christmas day, he showed off the $140K sports car on social media.

In one photo on his Instagram.com page, Ave posed next to the candy apple red car with his young son. Father and son wore matching red bubble jackets and expensive sneakers.

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Tiarah Poyau

Mayor Bill de Blasio walked back his plans to end NY’s annual J’Ouvert parade after 2 young people were shot and killed early Monday.

The annual overnight street party in Brooklyn celebrating Caribbean culture was marred by violence for the third straight year.

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