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Man Arrested in Connection to Body Found in North Corona Car

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Oct. 3, 2018 By Tara Law

The death of a man whose body was found in a BMW in North Corona on Sunday has been ruled a homicide, the NYPD announced today.

The ruling comes after police found the body of Daryl Whitfield, a 26-year-old Jamaica resident, in the back seat of a car at 95-01 Northern Blvd. at 7:02 a.m.on Sunday. Police said at the time that Whitfield appeared to have head trauma.

A Brooklyn resident, Careem Holder, 30, was arrested Tuesday in connection to Whitfield’s death. Holder was charged with two counts of criminal possession of a weapon and tampering with physical evidence.

The charges have yet to be upgraded.

Police are continuing to investigate the incident.

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