NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The NYPD on Thursday identified the woman whose remains were found in suitcases at her Brooklyn apartment last week.
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The victim was identified as D'Asia Johnson, 22, of East New York.
Police conducting a wellness check last Wednesday afternoon discovered Johnson’s remains inside her sixth-floor apartment at Linwood Street and Atlantic Avenue.
The remains were in two suitcases, according to police.
The medical examiner has ruled her death a homicide as the investigation continues.
No arrests have been reported.
A senior NYPD official told WNBC that police are looking to speak with a man believed to be Johnson’s boyfriend.
He was reportedly inside the apartment last Wednesday when the building’s security tried to check on Johnson, who hadn’t been seen in about a month.
The man wouldn’t let security into the apartment, and when they went to call police, he left the apartment with another man who was carrying a black duffel bag, the NYPD official said.
Security then entered the apartment and reportedly found a meat cleaver and blood in the bathtub, leading to a police search warrant that uncovered the suitcases.
A neighbor told WNBC that he heard “a lot of” fighting and arguing coming from the apartment and that police had visited there several times in the past.