Alexa Ruiz, 23, Murdered

Published on January 14, 2023, 5:49 pm
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On Wednesday, January 11, 2023, at approximately 2010 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a wellness check, unconscious female, inside of 59-49 56th Drive, within the confines of the 104th Precinct in Queens.

Upon arrival, officers observed a 23-year-old female, unconscious and unresponsive, lying within a first-floor bedroom.

EMS responded to the location and pronounced the aided female deceased at the scene.

Further investigation revealed the female sustained a gunshot wound to the back of the head.

Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.


Alexa Ruiz
59-49 56th Drive
Queens, NY 11378

There have been no arrests made and the investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.