Police Hunt Ex-Husband in Machete Slay

By Sasha Gonzales
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Police are searching for a man who ran over his ex-wife with a car before slashing her to death with a machete Thursday, authorities said.

Noelia Mateo, 58, suffered terminal injuries in the attack on Ellsworth Avenue in Throggs Neck. She died at Jacobi Medical Center.

Her alleged killer, Victor Mateo, 63, slashed her to death in front of her grandchildren after running her down, police said.

Anyone with information about Mateo’s whereabouts is asked to call NYPD Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-8477.

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Sasha Gonzales is a Staff Writer for Bronx Justice News covering breaking news and crime. A Bronx native, Sasha is an avid photographer, museum-goer, and reader. She lives in Kingsbridge.