The body of the 22-year old was found inside a car at Brook Avenue and Bruckner Boulevard in the Mott Haven section at around 4:30 Saturday morning.
She had been assaulted, and was inside a white 2-door Honda, which was parked at the location.
Police say a man was taken into custody at the scene, and taken to Lincoln Hospital for treatment of an injury to his left arm.
He remains in stable condition.
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