NYPD: Man Kept His Dead Grandmother in Plastic Bags for Several Months

Portrait Of The Dead Mom
Portrait Of The Dead Mom

Police have arrested a man in Queens they say kept his dead grandmother in plastic bags for several months.

Police say they arrested 30-year-old Christopher Fuhrer.

They say they went to a Ridgewood home Wednesday after his mother requested a wellness check on 85-year-old Erika Krause-Breslin.

When police arrived, they say Fuhrer led them to a bedroom where her body was wrapped with plastic bags.

Investigators say he used a fan and air fresheners to mask the smell for more than five months.

Fuhrer is facing several charges, including improper burial.

The medical examiner will determine the cause of death.

Source: NY1.com Online

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