Human remains found in basement of Queens home; police charge homeowner's son

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Monday, June 20, 2022
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A man cleaning out his basement in Queens made a disturbing discovery Saturday afternoon.

LAURELTON, Queens (WABC) -- A man cleaning out his basement in Queens made a disturbing discovery Saturday afternoon.

Police say a homeowner discovered human remains in a plastic bag inside his home in Laurelton.

Officers responded to the scene just before 3 p.m.

The homeowner's son, Josh Legendre, 38 wwas arrested and charged.

Legendre, who lives at the home where the remains were found, is charged with concealment of a human corpse an tampering with physical evidence.

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The Medical Examiner's Officer will determine the victim's cause of death.

There's no word yet on the identity of the victim.

The investigation remains ongoing.

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