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Woman, 49, Found Dead On Bronx Snowbank

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Police found a 49-year-old woman dead on a snowbank next to a Bronx cemetery early Sunday, cops said.

Officers responding to a 911 call found the woman lying face up on a snow bank at Bainbridge and Jerome Avenues, next to Woodlawn Cemetery around 3:20 a.m., authorities said.

Paramedics rushed to the scene, but the woman was already dead, according to officials.

Police sources said that drug paraphernalia was found around her body. The city Medical Examiner will determine how she died.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers' website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept confidential.


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