Created: December 08, 2019 11:57 PM
TROY - It was late Saturday afternoon at the Corliss Park Apartments in Troy, when a horrible tragedy unfolded inside building 19.
"A minute ago," Aiesha Milton-Williams begins, "I can hear him through my walls having fun, laughing like he usually does and then I hear her banging on my door screaming, "Take Anna, take Anna, take my baby," because I need to go."
If 12-year old Williams seemed confused about what was happening, it's because her next door neighbor, the mother of three young children she usually babysits, was frantically searching for help so that she could rush her injured 3-year old son Mayjor to the hospital.
"Mayjor is a quiet boy," Aiesha says, "He was sweet. He'd never harm anybody. He's just kind but he's very shy."
According to police, Mayjor's death inside apartment 5 was a homicide, that he died "as a result of injuries sustained at the hands of another person."
"We just saw him on Wednesday and he wasn't physically harmed, there were no bruises, no nothing," Aiesha ponders out loud.
Others at the Corliss Park Apartments might be wondering if building 19 is cursed. It was just under seven years ago when 21-year old Takim Smith was brutally stabbed to death inside apartment 6, which is where Aiesha's family currently lives, and which shares a common wall with apartment 5 where little Mayjor was killed.
"I try to think of the positives," Aiesha states, "He's in a better place now. He's not in this world (in which) people deal with disrespect and are just rude to people."
As of late Sunday night, police had no suspects in custody.
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