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Police Seek Help In Investigation Of Skeletal Remains Found In Yonkers

The skeletal remains found in a carpet earlier this year in Yonkers belong to Michael Newman, police said.
The skeletal remains found in a carpet earlier this year in Yonkers belong to Michael Newman, police said. Photo Credit: Yonkers Police Department

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Police are asking the public for help with information surrounding the death of a Yonkers man whose skeletal remains were found wrapped in a rolled up carpet in June.

The remains, of Michael Newman, aka Michael Nuwnen, a middle-aged resident of Westchester County, were discovered at P165 Bruce Ave. at approximately 4:30 p.m. on June 5. Preliminary reports found that the remains were possibly discarded at the location where they were discovered, said Det. Sgt. Dean Politopoulos.

Police worked for several  If anyone recognizes NEWMAN aka NUWNEN, they are asked to contact the Yonkers Police Detective Division at (914) 377-7724 and reference case #2017-062205. Photograph below.

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