Oquendo, 14, was last seen leaving his Long Island City school on Oct. 4. He suffered a severe form of autism and was unable to communicate verbally.
The attorney for the family of a missing autistic boy says clothing that was found with human remains in Queens are similar to those the teen was wearing when he disappeared.
Two teenage girls who were suspected of shoplifting were stopped as they were leaving a Victoria’s Secret store in Midtown, and a security guard checking their bags found what appeared to be a fetus, the NYPD said Thursday.
A contractor found the remains of JoAnn Nichols inside a sealed container behind a false basement wall in the Poughkeepsie home she shared with her husband.
The search for human remains was set to begin Monday at the Lower Manhattan site where landing gear believed to be from a 9-11 plane was found.
About 60 truckloads – or 600 cubic yards – of debris that could contain tiny human bone fragments have been unearthed by construction crews working on the new World Trade Center tower in recent years. Investigators will spend 10 weeks trying to find remains in that debris.
The work began Monday and is expected to continue for about 10 weeks on Staten Island.
The grim and sad search for human remains in the debris from the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks resumes Monday.
Police received a call about possible human remains inside bags on the sidewalk in the area of East 158th Street and Eagle Avenue in Melrose around 4:30 a.m. Tuesday.
Nassau County Police said the remains appear to be of a woman between 20 and 30 years of age.
Detectives are reviewing missing person cases in an effort to identify the victim.
Morris County Prosecutor Robert Bianchi says the discovery was made at about noon Thursday by a landscaper working on Sylvan Drive, a little over a mile from the intersection of Interstates 80 and 287 in Parsippany.
Police said a Long Island Power Authority worker who was cutting trees near the Indian Head Forest Condo Complex found the remains around 8 a.m.
The remains were found near Raymond Boulevard and Van Buren Street not far from Penn Station.
Monique Keyes says confirmation of her former fiancee’s death will help her finally restart her life, that she met someone recently and they plan to get married this coming December.