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Couple dead in Brooklyn murder-suicide witnessed by killer’s own mother

BROOKLYN, NY - A horrifying murder-suicide unfolded in a Brooklyn apartment on Monday, leaving a community in shock and a mother in despair. The incident occurred in a fourth-floor apartment on Avenue I near Ocean Ave. in Midwood just after 10 a.m., according to police reports.


#TeddyKnight, 35, allegedly shot his 29-year-old girlfriend, #TaneziaBlockwood, to death before turning the gun on himself. The chilling act was witnessed by the gunman’s own mother, #NormaKnight, who shared the apartment with the couple.


According to Norma Knight, her son and Blockwood had been arguing for hours before the fatal shootings. The nature of the dispute remains unclear, but the tragic outcome has left a family and community grappling with the loss.


Tanezia Blockwood, known for her vivacious spirit and kindness, had her life tragically cut short. Friends and family are mourning the loss, remembering her as a beacon of positivity in their lives.



The investigation into the circumstances surrounding the murder-suicide is ongoing. As the community mourns, local leaders are urging residents to seek help when dealing with personal issues and to reach out to authorities if they suspect domestic violence.


Our thoughts are with the friends and family of Tanezia Blockwood and all those affected by this tragic event.



This is a developing story. More updates to follow.


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