shop owner killed in brooklyn dry cleaner robbery

In Brooklyn, 52-year-old Kyung-Sook Woo was found killed inside her dry cleaning business, the apparent victim of a robbery: Brooklyn Dry Cleaner Is Found Dead in Her Windsor Terrace Store.

She was apparently a popular, well-liked figure in the area, and when her shop remained unopened on Friday morning, neighbors became suspicious that something was wrong. Her body was discovered by a neighbor in the rear bathroom of the store.

She was Woo a mother of two, a grandmother of three, and had plans to retire soon after a dozen years of working 12-hour days at the family business. More here: Family, Brooklyn neighborhood shocked by slay of shop owner.

UPDATE: A 22-year-old man was arrested Sunday and charged with killing Kyung-Sook Woo, who was found strangled to death in her dry cleaning store: Arrest in Slaying of Shopkeeper. The suspect, Jamal Winter, was arrested at his home in Park Slope, Brooklyn, and charged with murder and robbery. More here: Arrest in Brooklyn dry clean slay

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