Sunset Park

Suspect charged with Fifth Avenue murder

September 7, 2022 Jaime DeJesus
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Cops charged a Sunset Park man with murder for the Aug. 31 death of 32-year-old Jonathan Galan Quiroz.

Jean Melendez, 34, allegedly beat Quiroz at around 5:30 p.m. in an apartment on Fifth Avenue near 48th Street.

Quiroz suffered severe head injuries and was pronounced dead at NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn.

Melendez was charged Sept. 5.


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