Police Seek Woman in Fatal Bed-Stuy Stabbing, NYPD Says

By Ben Fractenberg on May 23, 2013 6:34pm 

 Police were looking for Crystal Whaley, 33, in connection with the stabbing death of Keith Rickerbecker, 44, in Bed-Stuy on May 21, 2013.
Police were looking for Crystal Whaley, 33, in connection with the stabbing death of Keith Rickerbecker, 44, in Bed-Stuy on May 21, 2013.
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BEDFORD-STUYVESANT — Police were searching for a woman Thursday in connection with the stabbing of a 44-year-old man in broad daylight in Bedford-Stuyvesant earlier in the week.

Keith Rickerbecker was stabbed in the neck near 355 Kosciuszko St. about 4:41 p.m. Tuesday, just across the street from P.S. 25, the NYPD said. He was rushed to Woodhull Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Crystal Whaley, 33, who police said was Rickerbecker's "acquaintance," was wanted for questioning, the NYPD said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). You can also submit a tip by logging onto Crime Stoppers' website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting tips to "CRIMES" (274637), then entering TIP577.

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