Two people are in remand after police this week published the identity of the human remains found in plastic bags in two New York parks.
Chief Dermot Shea noted on Twitter that police have arrested two "perpetrators" involved in the death of 25-year-old Lisa Marie Velasquez.
Over the weekend, the authorities located two plastic bags with body parts in Crotona Park in the Bronx, and then on Tuesday, about three miles away, three more human remains were found in Barretto Point Park, the New York Daily News reported ,
The police identified Velasquez on Wednesday.
According to the municipal medical examiner, she died of "multiple blunt impact injuries from [the] head with skull fractures," the New York Post reported.
Relatives and neighbors told The New York Times that Velasquez was raised by her grandmother after witnessing the death of her pregnant mother, who was stabbed and strangled in the year 200 by her partner's 6.
The police did not disclose any details about the detainees held in custody, but the investigators looked at a home on Longfellow Avenue, Longwood Wednesday night, where the young woman's body was dismembered, the Daily News reported.
Katherine Lam of Fox News contributed to this report.