Evelyn Cruz, 48, Arrested For The Murder Of Jessica Britt, 33

Published on January 23, 2022, 3:30 pm
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On Saturday, January 22, 2022, at approximately 2339 hours, police responded to a 911 call of an assault in progress, female stabbed, at 711B Seagirt Avenue, within the confines of the 101th Precinct in Queens.

Upon arrival, officers observed a 33-year-old female with stab wounds to the chest.

EMS responded and transported the female to St. John’s Episcopal Hospital, where she was pronounced deceased.

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


Jessica Britt
711B Seagirt Avenue
Queens, NY 11691


Evelyn Cruz
711B Seagirt Avenue
Queens, NY 11691


  • murder;
  • 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.