Body found amid search for missing teacher was 'charred and unidentifiable': NYPD

The remains were found at a storage locker in New York City as authorities searched for Jeanine Cammarata.
3:01 | 04/04/19

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Transcript for Body found amid search for missing teacher was 'charred and unidentifiable': NYPD
Early this morning members of the NYPD recovered human remains. On the southern end of Staten Island on on an avenue. These remains were charred an unidentifiable. And current leader and New York City medical examiner is conducting an autopsy to determine the identification. And the cause of death of this individual. Work we are continuing our search of the storage facility for additional evidence. This leads us to while missing. 37 year old mother of three. Who sees Geneen cammarata. Detective Mazda. Who was working in a 120 detective squad on Tuesday. Gets her case and it's a missing person. We get dozens of missing person cases each week. 5060 a week it in new York city police department. And detective Michelle Massa gets this case. And she realizes right away that this missing works at a public school and elementary school Staten Island. She reaches out city of principal of that school and she's trying to find out a little bit more about the whereabouts of that that this individual. Who was this woman normally. Which she would not normally natural fork. Would she have something to do and which she learned was that this woman was always punctual she was working in the school since October. She last worked on Friday. And she was supposed to have wolf on Monday. For a court date and she was supposed to be back it school on Tuesday. Then Michelle now reaches out to family members and friends of this missing woman and she realizes that. She's concerned at this point that it may be foul play involved. And which leads us to a primary suspect. And shell tracked down a primary suspect. Who who we have Michael cammarata. He's currently in a 120 precinct. And what we realized is that this missing woman was last seen. In Staten Island traveling to queens and she was last seen alive and in in Queens. This investigation is ongoing it's an active investigation. We have search warrants to continue to XE chewed forensic evidence to examine witnesses to speak to. The studio and electronic evidence to review. And we're still looking for miss come around his 2017. White Chevy cruise vehicle like simply Henry Sam king. 8417. And we're continuing this is again this is an active investigation and we're continuing to work without pollen is in Staten Island district attorney's office. Right now the Stan Allen district attorney's office were. Coordinated with the queens district attorney's office to determine who has jurisdiction. And they agreed they both agreed that the sound district attorney. Would have jurisdiction and prosecute this this case thank you.

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