Queens homeowner who found woman’s remains hidden in son’s basement apartment trying to ‘wrap head around’ discovery


A Queens home owner who identified a woman’s continues to be concealed in his house’s basement invested Father’s Day grappling with the shock as his son was remaining questioned in the dying.

Gilbert Legendre, 65, made the morbid discovery in his Laurelton house at 138th Ave. around Carson St. Saturday afternoon.

“I did not display what I observed,” Legendre claimed of his conversation with law enforcement just after calling 911. “I just see something there and I just closed it back up and referred to as them. I see one thing, it’s possible bones.”

The homeowner lifted up a plywood board after noticing a foul odor although he was cleansing the basement where by his son lived, then found a big hole with a plastic bag containing the remains, cops claimed Saturday.

Cops took Legendre’s 30-year-outdated son into custody when he returned home later in the day, police said. He has not however been charged with a criminal offense.

When asked about his son’s feasible involvement Legendre grew flustered.

“Right now I’m just nevertheless possessing challenges examining it, you know?” he said. “It’s Father’s Day. I’m just seeking to see if I can wrap my head all over this. My complete day is messed up.”

Law enforcement sources reported the son suffers from schizophrenia. It is suspected the remains belong to his former girlfriend, who also suffered from schizophrenia and disappeared much more than four months back, the sources explained.


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