|Print this story|
BAYSIDE — The cause of death for the woman found floating in Little Bay was still pending investigation roughly one week after her body was discovered, the medical examiner’s office said.
Police identified the woman as a 25-year-old from Elmont, but could not yet confirm how she died.
Witnesses who were casually walking along the water discovered the woman’s body floating face down in Little Bay the morning of Aug. 7 near Fort Totten. They immediately alerted nearby city Fire Department officials, who were conducting training exercises near the water.
Police said the Fire Department’s Marine 4 unit removed the young woman’s body from the water around 10:15 a.m. and tried to revive her with CPR, with no success. Witnesses who discovered the body described the woman as made-up with manicured hands and dressed in street clothing with no signs of injury.
According to police, a car believed to belong to the woman was found parked in the lot behind Little Bay, not far from the water she was found in. The NYPD was still investigating the woman’s death and said it would be weeks until an exact cause of death could be confirmed.
©2012 Community Newspaper Group
|Print this story|
By submitting this comment, you agree to the following terms:
You agree that you, and not TimesLedger.com or its affiliates, are fully responsible for the content that you post. You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening or sexually-oriented material or any material that may violate applicable law; doing so may lead to the removal of your post and to your being permanently banned from posting to the site. You grant to TimesLedger.com the royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual and fully sublicensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such content in whole or in part world-wide and to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.