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

A 1-year-old girl was found dead in an

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.

With Lauren Cook


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