A 44-year-old Queens man plummeted to his death from his fourth-floor apartment after he was allegedly caught groping a six-year-old boy Thursday morning.
Police in New York City say Edgar Collaguazo was killed while trying to flee after the alleged victim’s parents called 911 at around midnight Thursday and locked him inside his room.
When officers responded to the scene at 35-15 9th Street in the Jackson Heights section of Queens, they found the suspected child molester lying unconscious and unresponsive outside the building.
Edgar Collaguazo, 44, was found mortally injured outside his 95th Street apartment building in Queens after allegedly molesting his tenants' six-year-old son
Collaguazo was transported to Elmhurst Hospital, where he was pronounced dead from his injuries.
The 44-year-old had been renting out a room in his apartment to a family. On Wednesday, Collaguazo's tenants hosted a birthday party for their son, who was turning six, and invited several children over, reported the New York Daily News.
While the adults were celebrating, Collaguazo reportedly had invited the birthday boy, his 5-year-old female cousin and another boy to watch a movie in his room.