Brooklyn man on the run after ex-girlfriend found dead

Posted at 6:35 PM, May 04, 2013
and last updated 2013-05-04 19:02:26-04

BROOKLYN, NEW YORK (PIX11)– Police have released a photo of a suspected murderer, 49-year-old Benjamin Braxton. Officers say he is still on the run after his ex-girlfriend, 48-year-old Raynell Howington was found dead.

First responders rushed to 330 MacDougal Street on Friday afternoon for a call about a woman getting beaten.

When they arrived, Howington was laying in the lobby next the building’s computer room with several stab wounds to her stomach. Police say she was also kicked multiple times after falling to the ground.

Those living in the housing complex say it’s a frightening situation.

The investigation is ongoing.