Who was Nicole Flanagan? 'High-end' escort's naked body found in a drum outside NJ home

Nicole Flanagan, 42, was found stuffed into a 55-gallon drum in New Jersey. Reportedly, she had previously been picked up for prostitution


                            Who was Nicole Flanagan? 'High-end' escort's naked body found in a drum outside NJ home
Ridgefield Park residents spotted the large plastic container in the street at Hobart Street and Teaneck Road with a foul smell (Image used for representation: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

RIDGEFIELD PARK, NEW JERSEY: The naked body of a high-end escort, Nicole Flanagan, 42, was found crammed into a 55-gallon drum in New Jersey. Flanagan's body was found on Friday, August 13. The body was identified later when the cops ran the print.

According to NJ police, Ridgefield Park residents spotted the large plastic container in the street at Hobart Street and Teaneck Road with a foul smell. Sources cite that surveillance video showed the drum being carted out from 95 Wall Street in the Financial District in New York City and loaded into a U-Haul van around 10:45 pm the night before. A man with the drum was questioned by the security guard but he told the guard he was moving and was later seen rolling it out on a luggage rack. In a similar incident, the dead body of a missing six-year-old Houston boy, Samuel Olson on June 2 was found. He was reported missing from southwest Houston the week before. In May, we reported the murder of four-year-old Cash Gernon of Texas. Gernon's fatally stabbed body was found in the middle of a Dallas street.

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According to a Bergen County medical examiner, no signs of injury were found on the victim's body. Reportedly, Flanagan had previously been picked up for prostitution. The surveillance footage showed Flanagan entering the building that night with a man, who is identified as a member of the Snow gang. The NYPD noted that the building in question rents out apartments on Airbnb and has a number of complaints on file with the NYPD.

The county agency didn't reveal the identity of the victim immediately after the body was found last week as they investigated "the circumstances of the death and the origin of the container". Cops are searching for the U-haul as NYPD was brought in the investigation by the New Jersey police. No arrests have been made in the case so far. No other information about the victim is known at the moment.

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