Dennis Cho, 20, Arrested For The Murder Of Hyun Sook Cho, 60

Published on February 25, 2023, 4:11 am
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On Friday, February 24, 2023, at approximately 1400 hours, police responded to a 911 call of an aided female,inside 40-24 191st Street, within the confines of the 111th Precinct in Queens.

Upon arrival, officers observed a 60-year-old female, unconscious and unresponsive, lying on the bedroom floor, with multiple stab wounds about the body.

EMS responded to the location and transported the female victim to New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Queens, where she succumbed to her injuries.

A 61-year-old male was also discovered at the location with a laceration to the hand and minor injuries to the head and neck; he refused medical treatment on scene.

A 20-year-old male was taken into custody at the scene.

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


Hyun Sook Cho
40-24 191st Street
Queens, NY 11358

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 20-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged in regard to the above-above-listed incident.


Dennis Cho
40-24 191st Street
Queens, NY 11358


  • assault;
  • murder;
  • criminal contempt;
  • criminal obstruction of breathing;
  • criminal possession of a weapon.

The investigation remains ongoing.

All charges are merely accusations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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.