NEW YORK, United States — Authorities found the body of a 35-year-old woman in the apartment of an Endicott man on Tuesday and, as a result, the man has been charged with second-degree murder. James English Jr., 41, was taken into custody by law enforcement after being called to the property at 107 North Arthur Avenue just after 2 p.m. to check on the welfare of a resident of the House.
After that, they discovered the deceased body of Endicott native Jessica R. Picciano. The reason for their disappearance has not been made public. According to the police, an autopsy will take place later in the day. According to officials, the New York State Police Forensic Investigation Unit is currently conducting a search of the address located on North Arthur Avenue.
An arraignment was held for English in the Broome County central arraignment portion. According to police, English was residing at the North Arthur residence. He is currently being held at Broome County Jail.
Police said they would not release any further information at this time; however, officials are reaching out to the public in an effort to get new information. Anyone with information that may be helpful to the investigation is asked to call the Endicott Police Department Detective Division at 607-757-2479.
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According to police and law enforcement sources on Tuesday, a man and the decomposing bodies of his elderly mother were found in a Brooklyn residence this week. On Monday, the NYPD and FDNY called 911 at an apartment building on Quentin Road near West 5th Street in Gravesend, where they found a 39-year-old man and his 76-year-old mother in the living room.
According to reports, the couple were discovered with the woman wedged between the sofa and the bed and the man lying face down on the mattress. We did not know exactly when they arrived. The causes of death of mother and son were at first unknown. Both bodies had advanced stages of decomposition.