Death Of Woman Found In Staten Island Park Ruled A Homicide

WCBS 880 Newsroom
November 18, 2019 - 2:25 pm
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NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — Police have ruled the death of a woman found inside a Staten Island park last month a homicide.

Ola Salem, 25, was found dead in a wooded area inside Bloomingdale Park in the Prince's Bay section of the borough on Thursday, Oct. 24.

According to the medical examiner, Salem was strangled to death.

The 25-year-old was a volunteer at Asiyah Women's Center for Domestic Violence in Brooklyn.

Police say no arrests have been made so far and the investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).