HEMPSTEAD - A Brooklyn woman accused of killing and dismembering her neighbor and dumping her body parts across Long Island has pleaded not guilty.

Leah Cuevas was arraigned today on second-degree murder charges in the killing of Brooklyn mom Chinelle Thompson Browne.

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Browne's torso was found earlier this month in Bay Shore and her limbs were discovered in Hempstead.

Investigators say a dispute over money had something to do with the murder.

Cuevas is being held without bail.

 

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