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Woman wanted in connection to homicide of missing woman whose body washed ashore in Breezy Point


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Police are looking for a woman in connection to the death of a missing woman whose body washed ashore on a Breezy Point beach in February.

According to the NYPD, on Saturday, February 16 at approximately 8:40 a.m., officers responded to 149 Bayside Avenue in Breezy Point after a body was recovered from the beach. The body was later identified as 24-year-old Marisha Cheong, who went missing from her Jamaica residence, where she was last seen at approximately 10:30 a.m. on December 19, 2012.

According to reports, Cheong’s live-in boyfriend was supposed to pick her up at a Forest Hills subway station on the day she went missing, but she never showed up. There was no sign of the young woman until her remains washed up just across from 121 Bayside Avenue.

In May, the Medical Examiner’s office ruled Cheong’s death as a homicide.

There are no arrests and the NYPD is attempting to find an unknown female that can be seen in a surveillance video leading Cheong from her home to an unknown location.

Police have released the surveillance video.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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Body found on Breezy Point beach identified as missing Queens woman


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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Police have identified the woman whose body washed up on a Breezy Point beach Saturday as 24-year-old Marisha Cheong, who went missing from her Jamaica residence two months ago, said the NYPD.

According to CBS New York, Cheong’s live-in boyfriend was supposed to pick her up at a Forest Hills subway station on December 19, but she never showed up.

There was no sign of the young women until her remains washed up just across from 121 Bayside Avenue  this weekend.

It’s unclear how she died, but the Office of the Medical Examiner is expected to release the cause of death within the next few days.

 

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