A tragic incident has shaken the city of Brooklyn as Theresa Gregg, a 37-year-old Department of Homeless Services police officer, was found brutally murdered in her apartment on Saturday. The grim discovery was made by her middle school-aged twin daughters, who called 911 upon finding their mother’s lifeless body, according to law enforcement sources.
Gregg’s body was found in her bedroom on Bedford Ave., near S. 3rd St. in Williamsburg, around 8:20 a.m. First responders found that she was stabbed multiple times in her neck and torso. The case is being treated as a deadly case of domestic violence, though no arrests have been made so far.
JoHanna Hidalgo, a 38-year-old teacher residing one floor below Gregg, described the officer’s daughters as “beautiful” and “respectful”. Hidalgo added that Gregg had a boyfriend, though she seldom saw the pair together. She noted that on one occasion, she had shared an elevator ride with the man.
Another neighbor, who chose to remain anonymous, reported hearing regular disputes from Gregg’s apartment, characterizing both voices as “loud”. The frequency of these arguments, the neighbor mentioned, was quite high.
News of Gregg’s death sent shockwaves through her colleagues. Gregory Floyd, the president of Teamsters Local 237, which represents Department of Homeless Services police officers, expressed his grief over her demise, hoping for swift justice.
One of Gregg’s co-workers, Pierre Theoma Boismond-Canal, paid tribute to her on Facebook, describing her as a “caring officer” who devoted her time to community engagement, often at her own expense. He emphasized her embodiment of the department’s core values and called for using all available resources to ensure justice for Gregg and her family in the face of this horrific tragedy.