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A deadly Saturday in the 104th Precinct

Fatalities in Maspeth and Glendale

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Posted: Thursday, January 23, 2014 10:30 am | Updated: 11:29 am, Thu Jan 30, 2014.

It was a tragic Saturday within the confines of the 104th Precinct.

Shortly before 11:30 a.m., Angela Hurtado, 68, of Elmhurst, was struck by a Mitsubishi Montero SUV as she attempted to cross Grand Avenue at the intersection of 69th Place in Maspeth.

When the responding officers and emergency medical personnel arrived at the scene, Hurtado was suffering from trauma to her head and body, according to authorities.

She was transported to Elmhurst Hospital Center, where she was pronounced dead on arrival, police said.

Hurtado was hit by Abel Tinoco, 28, of Richmond Hill, as he attempted to make a left turn from 69th Place onto Grand Avenue, according to authorities.

Tinoco was arrested at the scene and later charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle, police said.

In Glendale, the body of Emilliano Llames, 26, of Brooklyn, was discovered lying facedown shortly after 2 a.m. by responding officers in front of 81-07 Cypress Hill St. in front of Mount Neboh Cemetery, according to authorities.

Llames was found to be unconscious at the scene and suffering from multiple stab wounds to the chest.

He was transported to Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead on arrival, authorities said.

There have been no arrests and an investigation is ongoing, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1 (800) 577-TIPS (8477).

The public can also submit tips by logging onto nypdcrimestoppers.com, or by texting 274637 (CRIMES), then entering TIP577.

Det. Thomas Bell of the 104th Precinct also urges anyone with information pertaining to the stabbing death of Llames to contact the precinct’s detective squad at (718) 386-3004.

All tips are strictly confidential.

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