Saturday, January 23, 2010

Body Found in Howard Beach; Man Killed in Richmond Hill by Lisa Fogarty - Queens Chronicle

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Two separate incidents that resulted in death were reported on Tuesday, Jan. 19 in the 106th and 102nd Precincts.

At approximately 3:55 p.m., police from the 106th Precinct responded to a report of an unconscious male found inside of Spring Creek Park, located at 92nd Street and 165th Avenue in Howard Beach. Upon arrival, the remains of a badly decomposed, unidentified male was recovered.

The results of an autopsy performed Wednesday afternoon came out inconclusive, according to the Office of Chief Medical Examiner. At this time, the male’s name, age, race and cause of death are not known. The investigation is ongoing.

On Tuesday at 11:30 p.m., police from the 102nd Precinct responded to a report of a male stabbed inside of an apartment building on 123rd Street in Richmond Hill. Upon arrival, they found a 28-year-old Hispanic male with one stab wound to his chest. The victim, whose name has not yet been released, was transported to Jamaica Hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

Police confirmed Wednesday that a suspect is in custody in connection with the stabbing.