You Can’t Be Serious! Bronx woman admits stuffing her dead roommate in suitcase – but says she did nothing wrong
A Bronx woman admitted Tuesday stuffing her dead roommate in a suitcase and ditching him outside an abandoned home – but insisted she did nothing wrong, sources said.
Monique Exum, 36, packed roomie Johnny Davis, 73, up after finding him dead in their Fish Ave. apartment May 31, prosecutors said. She insists she only removed the body to avoid trouble.
“My friend told me if someone dies in your apartment you go to jail, so I got really afraid,’ she told cops. “I didn’t know what to do.”
So she wheeled the suitcase down three flights of stairs to the porch of an abandoned house at 1309 Needham Ave. in Williamsbridge, prosecutors said. She wrote “rest in peace” on a strip of cardboard and left it atop the luggage.
And there Davis’ corpse sat for three months – until a neighbor on Sunday called cops to report a suspicious package. Investigators found his badly decomposed body inside and tracked down Exum.