NYC woman found dead in Brooklyn community center closet
The body of a thirty-eight-year-old woman is believed to have been found in a Brooklyn Community Center closet on Monday. As reported by the New York Post, the outlet alleges that the woman was found with a bag on her head.
NYC woman, 38, found dead in closet with bag on her head: police https://t.co/1pPh0eUMSv pic.twitter.com/05XsKzfPyT
– New York Post (@nypost) February 27, 2023
Authorities consider woman’s death “suspicious”
According to the New York Post, the woman was found “unconscious and not breathing” at Housing Works East New York Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. Authorities say they have discovered the woman’s body around 10:30 a.m. Monday.
A spokesperson for the NYPD shared a brief statement about the discovery, as the outlet reports.
We consider it suspicious.
In addition, the City Medical Examiner’s Office will determine the woman’s cause of death.
The NYPD has not confirmed the report of the woman with the bag on her head
According to WINS, the New York Police Department “could not immediately confirm” that the dead woman was found with a bag on her head, as the New York Post alleges.
Woman found dead at Brooklyn medical center, allegedly with bag on her head https://t.co/NEy2Wjstwb pic.twitter.com/XreYc7nq2a
– WCBS 880 (@wcbs880) February 28, 2023
Discovery similar to one made in the Bronx last year
The NYPD’s discovery in Brooklyn is similar to that found in the Bronx on May 7, 2022. According to AMNY, a foul odor in a Bronx apartment sent officers from Precinct 44 to a building on Ogden Avenue.
Woman found with bag on her head in NYC apartment has been murdered, police say https://t.co/VjqJuTWvAS pic.twitter.com/XErXe1J7oq
– New York Post (@nypost) May 12, 2022
Once there, authorities entered an apartment and discovered a dead body with a plastic bag on its head. Authorities were initially unable to determine the man’s sex due to the state of the body’s decomposition. However, they soon learn that the unidentified person is a woman.
On May 12, 2022, authorities reported her as Norayshma Fernandez, 34 years old. In addition, they also determined that Fernandez was murdered, according to the New York Post.
In addition, police reported that Fernandez died of asphyxiation. While the initial investigation turned up no suspects, police arrested 46-year-old Geza Hay on July 13, 2022. Hay was indicted on charges of “murder, manslaughter and weapons possession. criminal,” as reported by PIX11.
The outlet also reported that Hay lived in the same building where Fernandez’s body was found.