Ex-cop accused of killing mom with machete charged with murder

  • Amanda Woods--New York Post
  • published date: 2022-01-14 16:58:51 UTC

Osvaldo Diaz, who was hired by the NYPD in July 2005 and fired in January 2008, was busted in New Jersey just over a week after the slaying and extradited to Queens Wednesday, the Queens DA’s office said.

The ex-NYPD cop accused of nearly hacking his elderly mother’s head off with a machete in Queens last year has been indicted on a murder charge, prosecutors said Thursday.  Osvaldo Diaz, 46, used th… [+1630 chars]