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James McGonagle biography: 10 things about New York man who tried to kidnap Jacob Diaz


James C. McGonagle is an African-American man from New York, United States. Here are 10 more things about him:

  1. He lives in Pomonok, Queens, New York City, New York. (a)
  2. Aside from Pomonok, he has lived in other parts of Queens including Fresh Meadows. (b)
  3. His father James Ronald McGonagle lives in Flushing, New York, has lived in other parts of New York including Jamaica and Brooklyn and previously lived in Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA. (a) (c) (d)
  4. His mother Cassandra Brooks McGonagle lives in Fresh Meadows and previously lived in Flushing. (a) (c) (e)
  5. His father was 31 years old while his mother was 29 when he was born. (a)
  6. On July 15, 2021, he was with his father in a maroon four-door sedan in the Richmond Hill neighborhood of Queens where he was caught on camera trying to kidnap Dolores Diaz Lopez‘s son Jacob Diaz, then 5. After the attempted abduction, he went to Brookdale Hospital in Brooklyn where he punched a bystander in the face without provocation. (a) (c)
  7. He was 24 years old when he tried to kidnap Jacob on July 15, 2021. (a) (c)
  8. On July 16, 2021, he was admitted to the Brookdale Hospital’s psychiatric ward. He was arrested at the hospital and charged with attempted kidnapping, reckless endangerment and acting in a manner injurious to a child. (a) (c)
  9. On July 17, 2021, he punched a police officer who was trying to fingerprint him at Brookdale Hospital. He was charged with assault on a police officer. (a) (c)
  10. His mugshots have yet to be released.


(This is a developing story. More details are being added.)


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