Crystal Fryson, 34, Arrested For The Murder Of John Levestone, 37

Published on April 23, 2023, 3:56 pm
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On Saturday, April 22, 2023, at approximately 2231 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male, stabbed inside of 1145 University Avenue, within the confines of the 44th Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, officers observed a 37-year-old male victim with a stab wound to the torso in the hallway of the location.

The victim was transported to NYC Health + Hospitals / Lincoln, where he was pronounced deceased.

A female person of interest was taken into custody at the scene.

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


John Levestone
1125 University Avenue
Bronx, NY 10452

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 34-year-old female individual has been arrested and charged in regards to the above-listed murder.


Crystal Fryson
1145 University Avenue
Bronx, NY 10452


  • murder;
  • manslaughter;
  • criminal possession of a weapon.

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.