You are reading

28-Year-Old Kew Gardens Woman Found Dead Inside Forest Park Tuesday

Meghan Stecher (pictured) was found dead in Forest Park Tuesday (NYPD and Google Maps)

March 2021, By Michael Dorgan

A 28-year-old missing Kew Gardens woman was found dead inside Forest Park Tuesday.

Meghan Stecher, from Austin Street, was discovered inside a wooded area of the park – just north of the Long Island Rail line – at around 10:30 p.m. police said.

Stecher was found unconscious and unresponsive, with no obvious signs of trauma, police said.

EMS responded to the scene and pronounced her dead at the park.

Police said that Stecher most likely died from suicide. The Medical Examiner will ultimately determine the cause of death and an investigation is ongoing.

Stecher had been reported missing and was last seen at her apartment building on Feb. 25 at around 5 p.m., police said.

email the author: news@queenspost.com
No comments yet

Leave a Comment
Reply to this Comment

All comments are subject to moderation before being posted.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Recent News

Queens Special Victims Squad joins search for alleged rapist in Downtown Flushing: NYPD

Detectives from the Queens Special Victims Squad have joined the urgent manhunt for the sexual predator who allegedly beat and raped a 53-year-old woman inside a commercial building in Downtown Flushing on the night of Sunday, July 14.

Police from the 109th Precinct in Flushing responded to a 911 call after the victim was attacked at 11:06 p.m. inside the business in the vicinity of Prince Street and 40th Road near the Bland Houses NYCHA complex after the perpetrator punched her multiple times in the head before forcibly raping her, police said. The stranger then fled on foot in an unknown direction.

AG James announces dismantling of Queens-based ghost gun trafficking operation

New York Attorney General Letitia James announced Wednesday the takedown of a prolific Queens-based gun trafficking crew accused of selling firearms and ammo at an East Elmhurst playground, the Queens Center Mall and other locations around the borough.

James secured a 625-count indictment charging five men for participating in the gun smuggling ring, which involved selling dozens of ghost guns, assault weapons, high-capacity magazines and hundreds of rounds of ammunition.