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Body found floating near Hook Creek Wildlife Santuary

According to fire officials, the woman found in the vicinity of Hook Creek Wildlife Sanctuary (pictured) was in her 20s. Photo by Christina Santucci
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Fire Department officials said the body of a woman was pulled from the marshlands near Hook Creek Wildlife Sanctuary in Rosedale Tuesday morning but have yet to identify her.

Police responded to calls of a person floating in the water around 10:38 a.m. when they found the black woman in her 20s unconscious and unresponsive with no immediate signs of trauma, FDNY officials said.

An investigation into the woman’s identity and cause of death was ongoing, police said.

Reach reporter Phil Corso by e-mail at or by phone at 718-260-4573.

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