Brutal, but True: NYC Mom Murdered the Day Before Her Wedding Day

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NEW YORK - Brutal, but true.  A beautiful dream has tragically turned into a nightmare .  Pregnant bride-to-be Vindalee Smith, 38 was found dead in her Brooklyn apartment from apparent knife wounds to her neck.  Vindalee was scheduled to be married today and was 2 weeks shy of delivering her brand  new baby, who did not survive.

According to Huffington Post:

Smith was found on the floor of her home in the East Flatbush section of Brooklyn on Saturday. Neighbors said she had moved into the area in recent weeks. Her other children are older and did not live with her. Police said there was no sign of forced entry, and no weapon was recovered. Investigators were looking for a possible suspect and spoke to Smith's fiance as well as friends and family. Smith had once feuded with a former neighbor who threatened to kill her, but it was months ago and the trouble had stopped when she moved to the new apartment, the Rev. Ferron Francis told the Daily News.

Our prayers are with her family at this time.

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  • http://www.facebook.com/pamela.lipkins Pamela Lipkins

    Look for an exboyfriend or lover.

  • Guilty.Neighbor

    The neighbor should be treated as suspect number one. Just because she moved doesn’t mean that the neighbor couldn’t have actually meant what he/she said… When someone tells you something believe them the first time!

  • BlogBytch

    :( Clearly the neighbor or lover. No one random kills a pregnant woman due in 2 weeks. smh! I’m starting to hate the human race.

  • Amy Davis

    This is such a sad story!! Keep us updated if/when there is an arrest.

  • Piper Tami

    OMG this is so tragic and sad. Did anyone ever find out what happened? Poor family I send my condolences to them.

  • Vigilantes Rock

    The best way to counter-act a crazy person is to somehow convince them…..you may be crazier. Works for me! So many Black folk got this ‘we don’t deal with the Poe-leece (police)’ mentality, and only wanna dial 9-1-1 to request a coroner, apparently. I’d have documented the threat, procured a restraining order, and been waiting by the door for the murderer to find out who’s crazy for real! Now 2 lives are needlessly lost. SMH

    • Valere jones

      Wow! That was my first thing i said when i seen that, i wonder why did he take a bath with the door open. The bathroom is a private place where you do your business along. why did he keep the door open? make you wonder Huh. did he want her to come in the bathroom by her self, did he just want her to see how many bubble he had in the tub. Then when i look at the picture again, why was he so close to her in the tub. Yes, i believe all his body fluid were coming out. I look at some one comment and it said it would be just like they were in the pool. Ok, why didn’t he wait to go swimming. I think his daughter should go to hell with gasoline underware on. If she put his on that where she is going. That not a innocent picture, and the police should really stick to him. He is a pervert!!!!!!

      • http://www.facebook.com/beverly.durant.1 Beverly Durant

        WHAT ARTICLE ARE YOU RESPONDING TO? THIS IS ABOUT A PREGNANT WOMEN STABBED TO THE NECK. NOTHING MENTIONED ABOUT A HE NOR A BATHROOM. WOW

  • http://www.facebook.com/ShagWilburn Delmer Wilburn

    Ex-boyfriend, or that neighbor?

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Loko-El/100002188774596 Loko El

    neighbor did it

  • http://www.facebook.com/jazzysoft Janice Thomas

    Never heard of this story in the media, my bad she is a sista, so who cares, right?

    • KT

      This was previously on CNN when it first happened.

      • Marcy Says

        I seen that but never heard anything else!

    • desertcatn

      I think many people care, most people don’t see color the way you do!

      • Toodles Lupino

        Black people always see color, but then accuse the whites of being the ones that do…SMH

        • Desertcatn

          That’s for sure, most people are thinking about their own personal stuff; whether they left the stove on or wondering how their medical test will turn out.

          I’ve been reading through the comments on some of these pubs, pushing the Trayvon justice and it’s pretty scary how some of these people think!

        • Wildflower

          It’s because it was the white race that taught us this and made color and issue for hundreds of years. People just don’t get over trauma like that. Ask anyone that has been raped and see don’t they see sex differently along with the man/or woman that raped them. Everyone is a suspect. So don’t blame blacks blame those that left this as your legacy.

          • Retired SCLEO

            I might would agree with you, if there was still anyone in the USA that actually experienced slavery but guess what, all of those people died off many years ago! There is no one here who experienced slavery first hand so your argument is moot!

            During the 1600′s and early 1700′s there were more white slaves here in America than Black slaves. The Scotts and the Irish were treated less than human and many were brought here against their will; this is not taught in the public school system though, never the less it happened. You have internet access, do a little research and a little reading!

            My ancestors were brought here as slaves. I for one am thankful they endured the hardships they did or I would not be living in the Greatest country in the world and enjoying the many freedoms we as Americans enjoy!

          • oldgeologist

            There is an interesting book titled “Slavery by another name.” Here is how it worked in the southeastern part of the USA up until the beginning of the World War II. The state would pass a law about some little thing, like that you couldn’t sell cantaloupe after 7:00pm. When the coal mines needed worker the local police would go out and accuse someone (always black) of violating this or that law. They would be hauled before a judge who would have a quick trial. It would involve an appointed defense attorney. Everyone got a fee, the judge, defense attorney, deputy sheriff, etc. These were poor people and if they didn’t have the money they were sent to jail, and the jail got paid by the coal mine, and then they had to work off the fine in the mines. Trouble was, once they were sent to the mines they didn’t get out, even after they paid off the fine. This only stopped when we needed to draft people for the war. You just don’t fight very well for freedom when your family members are slaves. And yes, there are lots of people still alive today who were young men during the beginning of that war.

    • http://www.facebook.com/beverly.durant.1 Beverly Durant

      NOT NECESSARILY, A LOT OF PEOPLE MURDERS GO WITHOUT ANY INVESTIGATION AND UNSOLVED.

    • Robert Langdale

      Give us a break. This is the media.

    • Toodles Lupino

      Trayvon was a brotha, we’re still hearing about that thug a year and a half later…so what’s your point?

      • solonggone

        why does he have to be a thug?Let’s not start to call Zimmerman names b/c he would have alot of titles.

        • William_Barue

          He is a thug too, a Hispanic thug. Takes one to know one.

      • Wildflower

        But I’m sure “color” has nothing to do with your comment because only blacks see color right? All teenagers in your mind that have been curious about pot or have misbehaved in school or make up stupid videos and tough looking pics to put on facebook are “thugs” right? Because we all know most of us have done one or more of what you all are classifying Trayvon as a thug for, which is average teen BS.

    • catherinemax

      Janice, you need to remove the gigantic chip on your shoulder ’cause it is weighing you down Sista. Move ahead and make a difference, stop perpetuating old stereotypes….Be the change you want to see! It all starts with you!

      • Wildflower

        And you. Do you know her? So what profession are you in that you can read one internet post and diagnose someone? You set the example and others will follow but you are no one to tell some other adult what they need to do. Good rule of thumb is check yourself before you attempt to check anyone else.

  • Whatintheworld

    I don’t get this blog. You give no updates, half written articles, and some just have RIP as a headline and no more info??? What gives?

  • http://twitter.com/ohthats_Her IG: hellinheelz

    The police need to be on that neighbor.

  • dirk

    wait im confused who was in the bathroom?

    • http://www.facebook.com/beverly.durant.1 Beverly Durant

      READ THE ARTICLE. REALLY, YOU JUST WANTS SOME THUMBS UP. GET A LIFE.

  • REDWHITEBLACK

    MIGHT BE A X GIRLFRIEND,OR THE MAN SHE WAS GOING TO MARRY HAD SOMEONE THAT WANTED TO HURT HIM

  • http://twitter.com/gerwhited gerry sirtigo whited

    Who kills a woman due to have a BABY??

    was the BABY the real target!!??

    • http://www.facebook.com/beverly.durant.1 Beverly Durant

      GOOD QUESTION. MAYBE THE BABY DADDY DIDN’T WANT THE RESPONSIBILITY OR THE PERSON WHO DID IT WAS JEALOUS AND BY HER GETTING MARRY TO ANOTHER MAN. IJS.

  • http://www.facebook.com/beverly.durant.1 Beverly Durant

    THIS IS SAD AND THE BABY DIDN’T MAKE IT EITHER. THE PERSON WHO DID THIS HAD TO BE A FAMILY MEMBER, FRIEND OR THE FIANCE. I HOPE THEY CATCH THE SOB BUT NINE TIMES OUT TEN, IT WILL BE ANOTHER UNSOLVED MURDER. SMH

  • Jimmy First

    A pregnant would be mother is killed. Tragedy in a black community…
    Where are the rallies?… Where is Obama’s statement?… Where is mass media attention?… Where are Spike Lee’s and Sharpton’s interviews, condemning the violence?…

    • jason

      There is no political or monetary gain to be had from this beautiful ladies and unborn child untimely demise, which is unfortunate, because look at all the out poor and cries for justice lacy peterson got when she was found, it makes me sick of the media and public in general, why is this womans murder any less deserving of justice and help finding the murderer than trayvon or peterson.
      is it because she is black and the possible murderer is black, what difference does it make the color of her skin is, I will never understand what is wrong with people, any murder is wrong and the media and public and general should do everything they can to help find, capture and put to justice any person that commits a murder no matter the race, creed, sexual orientation, or any other thing people discriminate against.

      • Wildflower

        Don’t forget minorities don’t own any major networks. Lacey Peterson got all that attention not because anyone person stepped up and demanded but because that’s how the country we live in operates. She a white women so no stone will be left unturned. So unfortunately those you and JimmyFirst are trying to insult with the “political or monetary” comments is necessary because if someone don’t speak up no one will care. It’s only the dominating race that are money hungry mongers not the minority they just want the same thing you want but not have to work twice as hard to get it.

    • Wildflower

      If the police do their job and we find out it was one of you serial kidnapper, rapist murderers you’ll see then but if we find out it’s just another crime in our neighborhood just like the ones you all have in yours then we’ll deal with it just as you do.

      • Jimmy First

        Took you a month to master a totally meaningless response. Good job.

        • Wildflower

          Eat sh*# and die! And that only took seconds, hope you’re proud of me for progressing.

          • Jimmy First

            That was truly inspiring how you made my case right there, animal. Now go back to zoo.

          • Wildflower

            You had no case and I’ll go back to the zoo as soon as they evict your family to make room. You uppity azholes think you can insult people and not get it back? NOT!! Next time think before you go all condescending on someone.

          • Jimmy First

            If you are trying to insult somebody – try to get proof-reader, who could check your comments for coherency (you can google this word later).
            And I am not condescending – it would imply that I see you as inferior person, where I am not considering trash like you a person at all.
            Oh – and feel free to respond as many times as you want – I can mock society rejects like you all day. It’s fun.

          • Wildflower

            Unlike yourself I have a life so I don’t spend all my time on sites proof readings peoples comments to make myself appear intelligent so I’ll leave the goggling to you, you need this more. And for someone that don’t find me to be a person you sure are putting a lot of energy and time on me. So who’s the real reject douche? Nah I take that back douche is too good. A douche cleans a woman’s insides you’re more like an over used tampon.

          • Jimmy First

            Cleaning toilets at McDonalds is not a life, brotha.
            Trust me – no amount of proof reading will make you appear intelligent – just, possibly, more coherent (I told you to google the word, dumb@$$). I hate to disappoint you, but, unlike yourself, most people don’t spend energy while writing a two-three sentences comment. And I suggest you to change the screen name – for wildflower you stink too much :) .
            Also, when call somebody a douche at the end of the sentence, do not forget to use comma before the word. And overused is one word. You are welcome.

          • Vito G.

            Nice intelligent comment!!!

          • Wildflower

            I try…. Glad you care.

    • krenzny

      yes, because you white people rally after each murder in your neighborhoods.

      • Jimmy First

        That is the point – we don’t rally every time black person kills a white one.

        We do not apply pressure on courts and openly set a price for a killer head. We do not enjoy political support and don’t spew racist rants all over the country. We can realize that it was a black thug who committed a crime – not black community as a whole.

  • PA Patriot

    Sista murdered by a Brotha ? Guess we’ll see

  • george wallace

    She is black. Say no more. A violent, sub human species.

    • catherinemax

      I see you chose to have a screen name of a notorious segregationist. Nice. Why not choose Hitler?? The only difference is that at the end of his life George finally saw the light. Realized he had been ignorant and racist his whole life. Probably the way he was brought up. I can only hope you have the same epiphany and stop blurting out your totally ignorant, stupid, sub-human, moronic, idiotic, racist, bigoted verbal diarrhea on the internet for all to see and shake their heads at….no wonder you choose someone else’s name — you don’t want people to know who you REALLY are….