New Details on Missing New York City Man

Investigators say the body of Joey Comunale, 26, may have been found after he disappeared from an Upper East Side apartment.
2:27 | 11/17/16

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lines: Men and women at work." A murder mystery in a new York apartment building. Police on the pulling evidence on Wednesday after they believe they found a 26-year-old victim's body miles away. ABC's Linzie Janis is outside the Manhattan apartment with the latest on the investigation. Good morning, Linzie. Reporter: Good morning, robin. What started out as a fun night in the city ended in tragedy for Joey Comunale. He was last seen entering this apartment building with a group of people he had just met at a Manhattan club. Now one of those people, a resident here, has been taken in for questioning. Air newly discovered body in a shallow grave in New Jersey is believed to be that of 26-year-old Joey Comunale, the Hofstra university graduate and avid hockey player left his home in Connecticut to go out with friends in New York City. He was last seen entering this luxury Manhattan apartment building at 7:00 A.M. Sunday morning. Authorities believe Comunale was accompanied to the apartment with two other men and three women. All of whom he had just met in a Manhattan club. Comunale's father reporting him missing Monday morning in the hours after, investigators honing in on the apartment complex. Police say they found the victim's blood soaked clothing as well as bloody sheets and towels in plastic bags tossed down the garbage chute. We focused then our investigation on the fourth floor and took into custody an individual who lived there. We're speaking with him now. Reporter: The ten apartment is James rackover, the son of prominent New York City jeweler Jeffrey rackover. He has a prominent of lists including Oprah and Jennifer Lopez and Melania trump. Both father and son reside in this upscale building where apartments cost more than $2 million apiece. They had all the crime scene people in the white suits, crime scene unit down there investigating through all of our trash. Reporter: This morning Comunale's family devastated and hoping for answers. It's just a total loss. He touched everybody. Everybody that came in contact with this kid loved him. He was one of a kind. Reporter: Police say rackover is a suspect. They are holding him in custody on an unrelated charge. Rackover reportedly asked staff at this apartment building for a luggage rack on Sunday. He was later seen pushing it out of the building with two suitcases on it. Robin. All right, Linzie, our heart goes out to the family and hope they will get some answers.

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