Man found dead in Queens donation box: police

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

WOODSIDE, Queens — Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who was found dead in a Queens donation box on Friday.

Police found the man with a belt around his neck inside a metal donation box near 62 Street and Northern Boulevard around 2:36 a.m.  He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the man found dead in a donation box, who had this tattoo on his chest.

The man is 5 feet and 7 inches tall, 160 pounds, about 25 to 35 years old with a distinctive tattoo on his chest.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.