Murder charges upgraded against New Rochelle woman accused of killing roommate

Authorities say Kenya Tilford suffocated her roommate and hid her body in a closet for a week last September.

News 12 Staff

Jul 6, 2024, 1:25 AM

Updated 9 days ago

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A New Rochelle woman is now facing upgraded charges in the murder of her roommate.
Authorities say Kenya Tilford suffocated her roommate and hid her body in a closet for a week last September.
Tilford was originally charged with murder but now faces additional abuse charges.
Court documents show an 18-count indictment that include felony charges of kidnapping, sexual abuse, and torture.
She pleaded not guilty earlier this week.


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