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Brooklyn Woman With 37 Prior Arrests Cuffed for Deadly Arson in Queens

She was previously arrested and charged in 2022 for an anti-Asian hate crime.

Police arrested a Brooklyn woman with a lengthy rap sheet in connection to a deadly act of arson at the NYCHA Queensbridge North Houses in Long Island City back in 2021, the NYPD announced Monday.

Tandika Wright, 36, was charged on March 24 with murder, manslaughter, assault, criminal possession of a weapon, and two counts of arson. Wright has 37 prior arrests, police say. 

Wright was previously arrested and charged on Jan. 20, 2022 for an anti-Asian hate crime in a Manhattan subway station. 

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