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Mom arrested in murder of Queens girl, found dead in Elmhurst, NYPD says

Mom arrested in murder of Queens girl, found dead in Elmhurst, NYPD says

The girl was found dead in an Elmhurst apartment Tuesday night, cops said.

A 1-year-old girl was found dead in an apartment in Elmhurst, Queens, on Jan. 3, 2017, police said.
A 1-year-old girl was found dead in an apartment in Elmhurst, Queens, on Jan. 3, 2017, police said. Photo Credit: Theodore Parisienne

A Queens mother is accused of strangling her 1-year-old daughter to death, officials said.

Shangbo Xiangshengjie, 33, of Elmhurst, was arrested and charged with murder on Wednesday, police said.

Sanggye Lhakyi, 1, was found unconscious inside 87-19 Elmhurst Ave. around 7 p.m. Tuesday night, cops said. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The city medical examiner’s office said she died of¬†ligature strangulation and ruled the girl’s death a homicide.

Cops did not immediately have further details about the incident.

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