A Black American Man Barry Wells went viral After he shared photos of his back tattooed with his wife’s face on it to celebrate their 5th Anniversary. Well, he just strangled her to death..
29-year-old Barry Wells has been arrested in connection to the death of his 22-year-old wife.
According to The New York Post, an 8months pregnant Tonie Wells, 22, was found at the bottom of her basement staircase in Brooklyn with bruising to her neck yesterday (Dec. 27).
Neighbors reportedly alerted police after hearing the cries of her two-year-old daughter.
Witnesses on the scene allegedly heard an argument and something falling down the stairs, The Post reports.
While the exact charges filed against Wells have yet to be revealed, and details on an official cause of death is pending, new reports of negligence on behalf of the NYPD has emerged.
Sources close to the NYPD revealed that officers were “responding to a wellness check” at the couple’s home but failed to get out of their patrol car in a statement to The Post.
Investigators are treating the death as a possible homicide, Deputy Chief Michael Kemper, Commanding Officer of Detective Borough Brooklyn North told reporters.
Sources say cops are “actively looking for” Wells’ 29-year-old husband, Barry Wells, for questioning.
“Witnesses heard an argument and something falling down the stairs,” a high-ranking police source said.