Woman, 40, Found Dead In Bronx Apartment Apparently Beaten

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October 13, 2019 - 3:56 pm
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NEW YORK (AP) -- Authorities are investigating the death of a woman found in her Bronx apartment with trauma to her head and body.

The NYPD says officers responded to a 911 call around 8 a.m. Sunday on East 187th Street, near Arthur Avenue, in the Belmont section. The crime scene is just blocks away from Little Italy.

Officers found the 40-year-old woman unconscious and unresponsive. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The NYPD identified the mother as Luz Perez late Sunday.

The medical examiner will determine her cause of death.