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Woman charged in stabbing death of boyfriend at Harlem homeless shelter: police

Posted at 6:55 AM, May 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-17 09:48:01-04

HARLEM, Manhattan — A woman has been charged in the stabbing death of her boyfriend at a Harlem homeless shelter for couples, police said on Tuesday.

A man was fatally stabbed at the Park View Hotel, couple’s homeless shelter, on May 15, 2017. (Google Maps)

Tania Rodas, 37, is accused of attacking the man, stabbing him in the chest Monday at Park View Hotel, a couple’s homeless shelter just north of Central Park, police said.

The man, 38, was hospitalized and pronounced dead that day, according to police.

NYPD Chief Robert Boyce said the man is Rodas’ boyfriend.

Rodas is charged with murder, assault and criminal possession of a weapon.

Police have not identified the victim, pending family notification.