A 35-year-old single mom from East Harlem whose slain body was stuffed inside a plastic container on a Bronx sidewalk was killed by her cousin, police say.
Nisaa Walcott, a beautician and mother to a 15-year-old boy, was discovered February 25, just blocks away from the Yankee Stadium, more than a week after she was reported missing.
Her death shattered her close-knit family, with her brother Eugene Butler saying the homicide victim ‘loved everyone unconditionally.
He told the New York Daily News: ‘Nisaa loved her family and friends and she would do anything for them.’
Police on Saturday charged her 21-year-old cousin Khalid Barrow with murder and concealing a human corpse. Walcott’s decomposing body was abandoned in a container near the Deegan Expressway in Melrose, not far from a storage facility.
Cops closed in on their chief suspect after reviewing surveillance footage of Walcott and Barrow entering her apartment together on February 16. Only he reemerged from the building,…