A Brooklyn woman has pleaded guilty to murdering her neighbor after she allegedly used a hammer to break into his apartment.
Gabby Rodriguez-Garcia, 36, pleaded guilty Tuesday to second-degree murder and conspiracy to commit second-degreasing felony murder.
She is due back in court for sentencing Aug. 18.
According to prosecutors, Rodriguez-Goarcia began knocking on the doors of the neighbor’s apartment on Sept. 4, 2018.
The neighbor called 911 and told officers he was being burglarized.
When officers arrived at the home, they found Rodriguez-goarcia on the floor with her arm wrapped around the neighbor and her arm around his neck.
The officers then went inside the home to speak with the neighbor.
They told Rodriguez-govarcia to stop, but she refused.
She then allegedly began hitting the neighbor in the face and head with a hammer, knocking him to the ground.
She then allegedly grabbed the neighbor by the neck and pushed him to his knees before dragging him into the living room.
The man told officers that he was unable to get out of the bedroom because he was handcuffed.
The homeowner then allegedly heard a noise coming from the kitchen, which led him to open the door and see Rodriguez-government sitting on the counter, screaming.
The neighbor then called 911 to report the attack, which was confirmed by police.
The homeowners then called the police.
Officers then found Rodriguez goarcia laying on the kitchen floor, blood on her face and her left arm around the neck of the man who was allegedly struck in the head with the hammer.
The police were able to locate the hammer on the street, where officers then used it to break the lock on the door.
The victim was then transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead at 4:00 a.m.