The pizza delivery driver accused of stashing his dead mother in a basement freezer has surrendered to police to face an abuse of corpse charge.
William Carrasquillo, 58, of Lee Street near Wingohocking in Feltonville, is being held on $30,000 bail, pending an Aug. 4 trial, according to court records. Police found the naked, doubled-over body of his mother, Andrea Carrasquillo, 83, in a square, white freezer in his home early Wednesday.
A relative told the Daily News that William Carrasquillo said his mother died in a fall in January, but the Medical Examiner's Office hasn't yet released results from an autopsy. Neighbors also reported that they used to hear the elderly woman scream, but her son told them she had schizophrenia so they didn't intervene.
This isn't Carrasquillo's first brush with the law. Court records show he was arrested for aggravated and simple assault, reckless endangerment and possessing an instrument of crime in 1989, but wasn't convicted.