Charlene Novoa, 26, Arrested For The Murder Of Silma Garcia, 66

Published on July 16, 2022, 9:40 am
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On Friday, July 15, 2022, at approximately 1847 hours, police responded to a 911 call of an aided individual inside of 3125 Park Avenue, within the confines of the 44th Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, officers observed a 66-year-old female, unconscious and unresponsive, lying face down with two (2) lacerations to her forehead.

EMS responded and pronounced the aided female deceased on scene.

Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.


Silma Garcia
3125 Park Avenue
Bronx, NY 10451

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 26-year-old female individual has been arrested and charged on Saturday, July 16, 2022, at 0200 hours, within the confines of the 44 Precinct.


Charlene Novoa
3125 Park Avenue
Bronx, NY 10451


  • murder

The investigation remains ongoing.

All charges are merely accusations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.