Man in Custody Battle With Woman Found Dead in Astoria With Mouth Full of Mulch: Sources - NBC New York

Man in Custody Battle With Woman Found Dead in Astoria With Mouth Full of Mulch: Sources

The man was involved in a custody battle with a woman, the sources said

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    Man Found Dead With Mulch In Mouth in Astoria

    A man involved in a custody battle was found face down and dead with a mouth full of mulch on a street in Astoria, law enforcement sources familiar with the investigation tell News 4. Ida Siegal reports. (Published Friday, Aug. 10, 2018)

    What to Know

    • A man involved in a custody battle with a woman was found dead with a mouth full of mulch in Astoria, law enforcement sources say

    • The dead man and the woman got into an argument, and then she left and came back with a man

    • The two men went on a walk, but only the second man returned and he hasn't been seen since

    A man involved in a custody battle was found face down and dead with a mouth full of mulch on a street in Astoria early Thursday, law enforcement sources familiar with the investigation tell News 4.

    The 48-year-old man was discovered on 18th Street with injuries to his face before 1 a.m. Law enforcement sources said he had bruising underneath his eye. He was taken to an area hospital, where he pronounced dead.

    The man was involved in a custody battle with a woman, the sources said. He and the woman got into some sort of argument, when she left.

    She later returned with an unidentified man and the two men took a walk outside, the sources added. A short time later, only the unidentified man returned. He and the woman are both being questioned.

    Man Found Dead in Queens With Mouth Full of Mulch

    [NY] Man Found Dead in Queens With Mouth Full of Mulch

    A man involved in a custody battle with a woman was found dead with a mouth full of mulch in Astoria, law enforcement sources say. Wale Aliyu reports.

    (Published Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018)

    The victim's name has not been released. Autopsy results are pending.

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