11/28/2011 02:58 pm ET | Updated Jan 28, 2012

Woman Choked And Stabbed To Death In East Harlem

EAST HARLEM -- A woman found murdered in her apartment Wednesday night was seen with an unidentified man on the night of her death, neighbor said.

The woman, identified in news reports as 36-year-old Hunter College student and Italian citizen Rita Morelli, was found at 10:15 p.m by her boyfriend in the apartment they shared at 205 East 120th St.