(Updated) Woman found dead in trash can in the Bronx
A 29-year-old woman was found dead in a trashcan inside a Bronx apartment Sunday morning, police said.
Yajaira Reyes was found unconscious and and unresponsive by emergency workers around 5:40 a.m. in a Mount Eden apartment.
Moises Martinez, 53, who was Reyes’ common-law husband and living with her, was taken into custody from the scene, police said. He was later charged with murder and manslaughter.
The Medical Examiner will determine the cause of death.
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