NEW YORK CITY – A dismembered human body without a head or arms was found on Breezy Point Beach in the borough of Queens. The New York Police Department received a call on Friday at 12:21 p.m. reporting the discovery.
According to the NYPD, the unidentified torso was found on the sand with attached legs. However, no head or arms were found connected to the body. The investigation is ongoing, and the Medical Examiner’s office will determine the cause of death. The identity of the deceased is yet to be confirmed.
This discovery follows a similar incident in Los Angeles, where a man was arrested after a dismembered torso was found in a dumpster. The Los Angeles Police Department reported finding human body parts in a parking lot near Ventura Boulevard and Rubio Avenue. Surveillance footage led detectives to suspect Samuel Haskell, who was later charged with three counts of murder in connection with the deaths of his wife and in-laws.
The shocking cases highlight the gruesome nature of these crimes and the devastating impact on the victims’ loved ones. Los Angeles District Attorney George Gascón vowed to ensure justice is served and the prosecution reflects the severity of the crime.
As investigations continue in both cities, authorities endeavor to bring closure to these tragic events by identifying those responsible and holding them accountable.