Zyaire Crumbley, 18, Wanted For The Murder Of Saniyah Lawrence, 16

Published on December 12, 2022, 2:20 pm
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The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance to identify the whereabouts of the individual, depicted in the attached photograph, who is wanted in connection to the below-described homicide, that occurred within the confines of the 32nd Precinct in Manhattan.

Details are as follows.

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, Manhattan, NY 10030.

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

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the individual being sought in regard to this incident has been identified as follows.


Zyaire Crumbley
address withheld
Manhattan, NY

The individual being sought is described as an 18-year-old male, Black, approximately 5’08” tall, weighing 140 lbs., with a dark skin complexion, medium build and short black hair.

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.