Cops Bust Man Suspected Of Hiding Woman’s Dismembered Remains

Published on January 22, 2017, 3:07 pm
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A 40-year-old man was arrested Sunday for dumping the dismembered remains of a woman at a Bronx waste transfer station.

Police charged Somorie Moses, of Flatbush, Brooklyn, with concealment of a human corpse — five days after a bulldozer operator at the Metropolitan Waste Transfer Station in Hunts Point discovered the dismembered body missing a head, arms and one leg.

Detectives searching through garbage at the site later uncovered two arms — without hands — believed to belong to the victim, officials said.

Cops used surveillance footage obtained from the transfer station, along with cell phone records, to identify Moses, police sources said.

A resident of Moses’ building was horrified at the allegations against his neighbor. 

“It’s disturbing,” Tyrone Hazell, 48 said. He did not recognize a photo of Moses. “I think someone who could do that doesn’t have a heart,” Hazell added.

Some body parts were also located in a waste transfer station in Kearney, NJ, which had received some of the refuse carted out of the Hunts Point facility. Authorities are still investigating if the discoveries are linked.

Officials have yet to identify the woman, and an autopsy is scheduled to determine the cause of death.

Moses has a number of prior arrests, including one in 2003 for a non-fatal shooting, cops said.

In 2006, Moses was busted for promoting the prostitution of an underage girl, and served close to three years in prison, according to officials.

Records show he was also charged with possession of a weapon.


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