Valley Stream father of girl found in burning car charged in her death

The Valley Stream father of a three-year-old girl found inside a burning car in Queens has been charged in her death.

News 12 Staff

May 18, 2019, 10:31 AM

Updated 1,864 days ago

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The Valley Stream father of a three-year-old girl found inside a burning car in Queens has been charged in her death.
Martin Pereira, 39, is being charged with murder, arson and reckless endangerment.
Zoey Pereira was discovered in her father's Audi in Springfield Gardens nearly two weeks ago.
A propane tank that may have fueled the fire was also found in the car.
The NYPD says Martin was found nearby after the incident and had burns to 70% of his body.
 


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