A 42-year-old New York City man is said to have confessed to killing his 30 year-old girlfriend inside hertheirBronx home.
Authorities said shortly after midnight on Wednesday Frederick White went to the police and told them he had hurt a woman in her Woodlawn home. When officers arrived at 3576 DeKalb Avenue they found Cleopatra Lovelace unconscious with a gunshot wound to the back of her head.
Thirty-year-old Lovelace was pronounced dead at the scene.
White was charged with second-degree murder.
Neighbors said White and Lovelace had recently moved into the apartment building.
A motive for the killing was not immediately known.