Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someone
Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someone
Photo via Google Maps
Photo via Google Maps
The boyfriend of Joceline Romo, the city's first murder victim of 2016, is in police custody at Jamaica Hospital, police said.

BY ANTHONY GIUDICE AND ROBERT POZARYCKI

Police classified the death of a Woodhaven girl in her home late on Friday night as the city’s first homicide case of the new year.

According to police, officers from the 102nd Precinct responded to a 911 call of an unconscious person inside of a home on 86th Street near 91st Avenue at approximately 10:46 p.m. on Jan. 1.

It is reported that the responding officers observed Joceline Romo lying face down on her bed, unconscious and unresponsive. EMS who also responded pronounced the teenager deceased at the scene, police said.

Her body was transported to the medical examiner’s office to determine the cause of death, law enforcement agents said. Published reports indicated Romo had blunt force trauma to her head and neck compression injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.

Comments:

Join The Discussion



Related Stories
Queens community boards urge DOT to reevaluate Woodhaven Blvd. SBS route
Queens community boards urge DOT to reevaluate Woodhaven Blvd. SBS route
Police arrest Woodhaven man accused of stealing packages around eastern Queens
Police arrest Woodhaven man accused of stealing packages around eastern Queens
Popular Stories
Photo via Shutterstock
Three brothers were among eight Queens residents pinched in city-wide towing racket scheme
Jackson Heights man fatally hit by SUV while attempting to cross Long Island Expressway in Bayside
Photo via Twitter/@NYPD111Pct
City issues number of violations to Douglaston, Little Neck massage parlors


Skip to toolbar