Arrest after woman's body found in bin outside Staten Island home

Police personnel investigate a crime scene outside a home on Staten Island, Friday, Oct. 21, 2022. (FOX 5 NY Image)

The NYPD has made an arrest in connection with a woman whose body was found in a large bin in the driveway of a Staten Island home.

Officers responded to a 911 call shortly before 6 a.m. Friday to 245 Heberton Ave. in the Port Richmond neighborhood.

They found Lahuma Payton, 26, unconscious and unresponsive inside the bin.

EMS responded and pronounced her dead at the scene.

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Early Monday, the NYPD announced that it had arrested Glen Brancato, 56, of Staten Island.

He is charged with the concealment of a human corpse, obstructing governmental administration, and criminal tampering.

Police said the Medical Examiner was determining the cause of death but the results were not available. The investigation is ongoing.