"He's like, "She's dead! I came home! It was hot! She was dead! She's dead! She's dead! It was hot! I wasn't here. I had to work!” a female witness told the Daily News.
"It was very, very weird.”
Another neighbor, Rachel Havia, 43, said Mapes-Crupi recently celebrated a birthday. “Her husband brought her flowers and balloons,” she said.
On Thursday, she said she saw him outside screaming, “my wife was murdered!”
Havia said word in the Golf Green Manor condo complex was that victim had been stabbed as many as 40 times in the head. Police did not confirm the report.
Havia said there are no security cameras in the quiet complex near the LaTourette Golf Course.
A large crowd of friends and relatives of the victim gathered in front of condo unit around 2 p.m. One man, who said the victim was his niece, screamed at the media gathered to turn off their cameras, and had to be calmed down by a police officer.
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS