Three-year-old girl is killed in burning vehicle in Queens

Three-year-old girl is killed in burning vehicle in Queens

The girl was pulled from the burning Audi Quattro on May 5 around 9 an intersection near JFK airport, and rushed to Jamaica Hospital where she was pronounced dead, according to reports.

A three-year-old girl died after being pulled from a burning auto Sunday in Queens.

The father is considered a person of interest in the case, the News said.

The New York Fire Department responded shortly after 9 p.m. Sunday after a passerby saw the auto parked at an intersection and called 911, officials said. When authorities arrived, they noticed the inside of the vehicle on fire - and the windows to the fully engulfed sedan closed, Deputy Chief Joseph Gallucci said at the scene. Chief Joseph Gallucci of the New York Police Department.

Meanwhile, investigators could be seen circling the auto, where police say a propane tank and two fuel canisters were found nearby.

Baisley Boulevard and 155th, Queens, New York.

Heat from the blaze melted the handle, which allowed firefighters to open the door and grab the girl.

A 3-year-old girl was killed in a vehicle fire after her father allegedly set a fiery death trap in Queens, the New York Police Department said Monday morning.

'I heard a boom, like something explode.

A 39-year-old man, who suffered burns throughout his body, was found a short distance away, police said. When I came out, I saw smoke, ' added witness Lisa Silvera.

"With a mask on [her] face".

He has not yet been charged, but police are investigating the incident as a homicide, they said.

Pereira's parents also had a history of some domestic violence, according to the New York Daily News.

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