2018-03-14 / Front Page

Man Found Dead In Donation Box

Police are seeking help from the public to identify a man who was found dead with a belt around his neck inside a clothing donation box in Woodside on March 9.

Cops found the man inside the box outside a 7-Eleven store on Northern Boulevard near 62nd Street at about 2:30 a.m. on March 9. He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Investigators believe the man committed suicide shortly before his body was found, a police source said.

The man is described as a Hispanic male, 5-feet, 7-inches tall, 100 pounds and approximately 25 to 35 years old, with a distinctive tattoo on his chest.

Anyone with information is urged to call the CrimeStoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS or click on www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.                

–Liz Goff

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