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NJ man found dead in car trunk was last seen alive in Brooklyn

A New Jersey man found dead in the trunk of a car this week was last seen alive in Brooklyn, prosecutors said, but his brother told authorities Saturday He claimed that he had not received any answers.

The body of David Koskuik, 57, of Lakewood, was found in the trunk of a car parked in the fairway court area of ​​his hometown around 12:15 p.m., according to Ocean County, New Jersey, Prosecutor Bradley D. Billimer. It’s been found.

Prosecutors did not reveal the make of the car or the circumstances that led to the gruesome discovery.

According to the Manchester Township Police Department, Koskuik was last seen alive on February 8 in Brooklyn. The company posted a missing person bulletin on Instagram two weeks ago.. The department did not say where in Brooklyn it was.

Koskuik was last seen wearing a black Pittsburgh Steelers sweatshirt and driving a gray 2017 Chevrolet Malibu with jersey plates, according to the alert.

“I don’t know what’s going on. I couldn’t get any answers. [from authorities]” his brother Anthony Koskuik, 62, furiously told the Post on Saturday morning.

“I’m so angry. They just told me he was gone.”

Koskuik, who flew in from Orlando, Fla., to help with funeral arrangements, said she last spoke to her brother on Feb. 2.

“When I asked him what was going on, he said, ‘I’m just tired.’ That wasn’t right.”

Anthony Koskuik said his family grew up in Edison, New Jersey, and that his brother, a chemical operator, lived in Lakewood with his mother, who died in September.

David Koskuik, 57, of Lakewood, New Jersey, was last seen alive on February 8 in Brooklyn, authorities said. manchester police

He also said that David Koskuik had a drug problem and was in rehab.

Anthony Koskuik said he can’t see any reason why someone would try to hurt his brother.

“He was an easy-going guy. He rolled with the punches. Nothing bothered him,” he said. “His heart probably passed out and then the bastards threw him in the trunk,” he added.

The investigation into his death “remains active and ongoing. There is no known risk to the public and additional information will be released as it becomes available,” Ocean County Prosecutor Bill Himer said.

The NYPD referred the Post to New Jersey authorities.

The Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office did not respond to The Post’s questions about Koskuik’s death or whether foul play was involved.

Additional reporting by Tina Moore