2017-12-06 / Front Page

Lady In The Water

Police are waiting for the results of tests performed by the city Medical Examiner’s Office to determine the cause of death of a woman found in the waters off Shore Boulevard in Astoria Park on December 10.

Police received an anonymous call at about 11:15 a.m. on Sunday from a man who said he spotted the woman’s body in the water, a police spokesperson said.

Police described the victim as a dark-haired Asian woman in her 20s. The body showed no signs of physical trauma, and the woman was not carrying identification.

Investigators were still trying to identify the woman as of Monday evening, an NYPD spokesperson said.

Anyone with information is urged to call the NYPD Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS or visit www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.

—Liz Goff

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