Body found in trunk identified as missing Queens woman

By Queens Courier Staff | |

Photo courtesy of NYPD
Photo courtesy of NYPD

Young Joo Byun, who went missing on Friday, was found murdered in a car trunk in Woodside, according to a police.

Updated  9:27 p.m.

Police have confirmed the body found in the trunk of a car in Woodside is 42-year-old Young Joo Byun, a Flushing woman who went missing last week.

Her death has been ruled a homicide and is still under investigation, the NYPD said.

Byun was last seen leaving her Maspeth workplace around 4:30 a.m. on Friday, possibly driving a dark blue Honda Civic, according to police.

Officers on patrol from the 108th Precinct found the woman’s body inside a vehicle on 61st Street near Queens Boulevard around 3:15 p.m. on Monday.