A SHOCKING moment captured on video shows a man dragging his six-month pregnant girlfriend’s lifeless body out of a car and dumping her on the side of an expressway.
The clip allegedly shows Goey Charles, 29, yanking the body of Vanessa Pierre, also 29, out of a vehicle and leaving her on the Horace Harding Expressway in Queens, New York.Vanessa Pierre, 29, was allegedly strangled by her boyfriend Goey Charles on October 23Credit: Facebook
According to NYPD Chief of Detectives Rodney Harrison, the incident took place on October 23, on the Horace Harding Expressway near Bell Boulevard in Bayside, Queens, next to a small bush.
The video ends with Charles getting back into the driver seat after dumping his 29-year-old girlfriend's body.
On Tuesday, the city medical examiner’s office confirmed that Pierre died of asphyxia due to compression of the neck after being strangled – ruling the death a homicide.
Cops said Pierre had a sweatshirt wrapped around her neck and was dressed in an orange shirt and red pajamas, with a sock on one foot.The video released by the NYPD Chief of Detectives Rodney Harrison, allegedly shows Charles yanking the body of Pierre from a vehicle and dumping it on the side of an expressway The clip ends with Charles getting back into the driver seat of the carCredit: Twitter/@NYPDDetectives
Both Pierre and Charles were residents of Long Island – she lived in Hempstead and he lived in Uniondale.
The 29-year-old mother-to-be, was a nurse practitioner and was six months pregnant with Charles child – a girl, according to Melissa Pierre, Vanessa's sister.
Melissa, 27 told the New York Post the child was going to be named Libby Egypt.
“She loved him and she wanted a family but I told her this man is not it,” Melissa told the outlet on Tuesday.
“I kept telling her this man is not it. Something was just off about him. He was a pathological liar.Goey Charles was arrested on Tuesday in Uniondale, NY and charged with second -murderCredit: Twitter/@NYPDDetectives According to the victims sister, Melissa Pierre, the vehicle Charles is seen using in the clip is Vanessa'sCredit: Twitter/@NYPDDetectives
“They moved really fast, been together about a year, less than that. From what it looked like, it looked like he wasn’t really working.”
Melissa confirmed the vehicle Charles was driving in the video was her sisters, “That wasn’t his car. That was Vanessa’s car.”
The distraught sister said Vanessa “never got into altercations with anyone” or even raised her voice and explained “she was very excited about the baby.”
NYPD Chief of Detectives Harrison confirmed Charles’ arrest on Tuesday - three days after Pierre’s body was discovered.
“Earlier this morning, Goey Charles was apprehended and arrested for the heinous act of killing Vanessa,” Harrison said on Twitter.
Charles was arrested in Uniondale, NY and has been charged with second-degree murder.