Remains IDed as missing teen Avonte Oquendo
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Updated 4:27 BY ANGY ALTAMIRANO, MAGGIE HAYES, CRISTABELLE TUMOLA, TERENCE M. CULLEN  The search for 14-year-old Avonte Oquendo has come to a devastating end for his family who never gave up hope that he would return home alive. Almost four months after he was last seen at his Long Island City school, a spokesperson for […]

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Attorney postpones $25M lawsuit as Avonte Oquendo’s family awaits test results
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Updated 2:52 CRISTABELLE TUMOLA, TERENCE CULLEN, ANGY ALTAMIRANO AND MAGGIE HAYES As tests are underway to determine if the human remains and clothing found in College Point belong to missing teen Avonte Oquendo, the family’s lawyer has decided to hold back on the lawsuit until the results are known. The search began when a passerby […]

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More remains found potentially belonging to Avonte Oquendo
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CRISTABELLE TUMOLA, TERENCE CULLEN, ANGY ALTAMIRANO AND MAGGIE HAYES Authorities continue to search the College Point site this weekend where human remains and clothing possibly belonging to missing teen Avonte Oquendo were found, as tests are underway to determine the body’s identity. The search began when a passerby found an arm and legs Thursday near Powell Cove Boulevard […]

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Human remains, clothing possibly belonging to Avonte Oquendo found in College Point
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Updated Saturday, Jan. 18, 10:10 a.m. BY TERENCE CULLEN, ANGY ALTAMIRANO AND MAGGIE HAYES Divers continue to comb through the East River after human remains washed ashore in College Point, potentially belonging to missing child Avonte Oquendo. If DNA tests link the parts to Avonte, the family wants the city to pay up. Attorney David […]

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Report shows timeline of day Avonte Oquendo went missing
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It has been almost four months since Avonte Oquendo  disappeared and new information on the day the autistic teen went missing has surfaced, leaving larger questions, according to the boy’s family’s attorney. Avonte was last seen at the Center Boulevard School at 1-50 51st Ave. in Long Island City around 12:38 p.m. on  Oct. 4. There […]

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