A Queens man has been arrested for his alleged function in serving to transport the physique of a hooker from New York City to New Jersey, the place she was discovered stuffed in a barrel, officers introduced Tuesday.
Aquellio Parker, 29, is accused of serving to to maneuver the stays of Nicole Flanagan, 44, to the residential neighborhood of Ridgefield Park, the place her physique was discovered on Aug. 13 inside a 55-gallon drum, in response to the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Workplace.
There was no signal of harm to Flanagan, of Queens, and authorities are nonetheless awaiting the outcomes of toxicology assessments.
Parker turned himself into the custody of the NYPD on Sunday, and is awaiting extradition again to New Jersey, officers stated.
Earlier than Flanagan’s stays have been found, she had final been seen alive on Aug. 6 inside a Monetary District residence constructing, using with a 25-year-old gang member to the twenty second ground, police sources have stated.
On Aug. 11, the ex-con introduced a big plastic barrel into the constructing at 95 Wall St. and in the future after that, he was noticed wheeling it to a U-Haul van with an unidentified man who parked the car on the rear service entrance, the sources stated.
It was not instantly clear if Parker was the person driving the car.
Parker was charged with being an confederate to disturbing, transferring and/or concealing human stays, being an confederate to desecrating, damaging and/or destroying human stays and conspiring with a co-defendant to disturb, transfer, conceal and/or desecrate a deceased physique.
No different arrests within the case have been reported.