Thursday, May 8, 2008

Lexus Owner Found in Bag in Trunk by Josh Schneps - The Queens Courier

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A medica
l examiner has identified the body found in a Lexus SUV in Forest Park as that of Yuriy Grinchuk, 40, to whom the vehicle was registered.

According to Megan Cuccia, a spokesperson for the ME, “The case is pending. We need to do further investigation in order to determine the cause of death.”

The body was discovered by a sanitation worker on Monday, May 5 when he reportedly noticed a foot sticking out of a transparent plastic bag inside the car parked on Park Lane South.

Grinchuk, of Brooklyn, was reportedly arrested last month for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend, Lyubov Tulaykina.