The body of Quynton Ross, 33, was found about 9:50 a.m. Monday on Beach 40th Street near Boardwalk in the Rockaways. Credit: Google Maps
A photographer whose body was found in a garbage bag this week near a Queens beach was shot to death, police said Wednesday.
Queens resident Quynton Ross, 33, was found about 9:50 a.m. Monday on Beach 40th Street near Boardwalk in the Rockaways after going missing the day before.
The medical examiner ruled his death a homicide and determined that Ross was shot once in the chest.
Ross's remains were found after his mother tracked his cellphone to the beach, which she found in a bag along with other personal possessions. After a search, officers found a second bag containing Ross's body.
No arrests had been made in the case as of Wednesday morning, and investigators are still trying to determine a motive for the killing.