Slain woman with scorpion tattoo identified 30 years after her killing

Authorities say that Christine Belusko lived in Morris County at the time of her death in 1991.

Matt Trapani

Mar 22, 2023, 10:42 PM

Updated 486 days ago

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The victim in a brutal killing on Staten Island has finally been identified after more than 30 years.
She was identified as Christine Belusko. Authorities say that she lived in Morris County at the time of her death in 1991.
Belusko’s main identifying feature was a scorpion tattoo. But authorities were not able to positively identify her until they could access her DNA.
Officials say she was hit more than a dozen times with a hammer and set on fire.
A suspect has not yet been identified.
Authorities are also looking for Belusko’s daughter Christa who is now 34 years old.


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