Saniyah Lawrence, 16, Murdered

Published on December 12, 2022, 2:20 pm
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On Sunday, December 11, 2022, at approximately 1740 hours police responded to a 911 call of a female, stabbed inside of an apartment, located at 2306 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Boulevard, within the confines of the 32nd Precinct in Manhattan.

Upon arrival police discovered an unidentified female, who stabbed in the neck at the location.

The female was taken to NYC Health + Hospitals / Harlem Hospital, where she and was pronounced deceased.

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


Saniyah Lawrence
address withheld
Manhattan, NY 10026

There have been no arrests made and the investigation remains ongoing.

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.