Transcript for Guest Attending Upscale Party in Manhattan Goes Missing
Next tonight, new developments in a murder mystery here in New York City. A young man last seen with friends in an apartment building, police taking out clues, and now, a discovery in a shallow grave. ABC's linsey Davis on the investigation now spanning several states. Reporter: Police are now questioning a man after a mysterious murder in Manhattan. Investigators have been scouring this apartment building for clues surrounding the disappearance of Joseph Comunale. Police say the 26-year-old left his home in Stamford, Connecticut, Saturday night, and went with friends to his upscale building. When his friends left, they say Comunale willingly stayed behind. To hear what potentially might have happened is really scary. Reporter: Today, a gruesome discovery today in a wooded area 50 miles south near the new Jersey shore. Investigators found a body they believe is Comunale buried in a shallow grave. Outside the Manhattan apartment this morning forensics crews seizing possible evidence including one of the building's luggage carts with what police say are blood stains. Police also examining a surveillance video they say shows a tenant Wheeling something out on that luggage cart. There was csu units here scouring through all our garbage, the lobby. Reporter: And a building employee told detectives that same tenant recently asked about the building's surveillance system. The resident from the building behind me being questioned by police is 25-year-old James rackover. He's currently being held on an unrelated charge. David? Linsey, thank you.
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