Authorities have made an arrest in the death of Orsolya Gaal 

a 51-year-old wife and mother who was stabbed to death in a horrific killing in New York City. 

David Bonola, 44, has been charged with murder, criminal tampering in the first degree 

and criminal possession of a weapon in the fourth degree, police said Thursday morning. 

NYPD Chief of Detectives James Essig said that Bonola and Gaal

had been in an "off-and-on" relationship for at least two years  

while he was employed as a handyman for the family's home.  

their relationship was considered at an end at the time of Gaal's death, police said.  

Police are still awaiting additional forensic evidence and canvassing for more video