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Woman’s naked, burnt body found on Brooklyn beach

Police combed the shore of Gerritsen Beach near Gerritsen and Lois Aves. trying to find clues Sunday after someone found a young woman’s naked, charred body.

“Earlier this morning I had went out and heard that they found a body down in the water . . . it’s such a tight-knit community,” said resident Dennis Marley who was out walking his dog and pet rabbit.


Police combed the area around Gerritsen and Lois Aves. for clues Sunday morning after a woman’s lifeless body was found on the beach

Police say she was a young black woman believed to have been in her late teens or early twenties, but her identity remains a mystery.  There was initial speculation that she could have been a Sandy victim, but police ruled that out because the body was not badly decomposed.

A police investigation continues.


3 Comments to “Woman’s naked, burnt body found on Brooklyn beach”

    Nancy said:
    January 7, 2013 at 9:20 AM

    December 27th in Lehigh County PA, Salisbury Township the burned body of a woman was located along a back road. http://www.wfmz.com/news/news-regional-lehighvall
    I fear that this may be an interstate killer.

    Brookie said:
    January 8, 2013 at 7:53 PM

    that girl went to my cousins school. its sad she had to go, she was so sweet :'(

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