Queens man wanted for murder of woman found inside car trunk arrested in Virginia

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Luis Zambrano is wanted for the murder of a woman found dead in car in Queens. (Photo: DCPI)

Luis Zambrano is wanted for the murder of a woman found dead in car in Queens. (Photo: DCPI)

QUEENS, N.Y.  -– Police have arrested a 30-year-old man wanted in connection to the murder of a woman who was found rotting inside a car in Queens on Sept. 10.

The victim, 28-year-old Angie Escobar, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim, 28-year-old Angie Escobar, was pronounced dead at the scene.

NYPD said officers were responding to a call of a suspicious car found on 22nd Avenue and Murray Street.

Upon arrival, they found a vehicle with a “foul odor” emanating from the trunk, cops said. They broke into the car and discovered a woman, unconscious and unresponsive with stab wounds to the torso.

The victim, 28-year-old Angie Escobar, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Luis Zambrano of Queens was last seen driving the car in which the victim was found, police said. The location of the vehicle was close in proximity to his 22-14 150 St. residence.

Zambrano was apprehended in Daleville, Va. on Friday.

His relationship with Escobar wasn’t immediately clear.