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Body identified of woman found wrapped in blanket in Bronx; 2 arrested: police

Posted: 3:22 PM, Oct 20, 2019
Updated: 2019-10-20 15:22:32-04

THE BRONX — The body of a woman found wrapped in a blanket in the Bronx has been found and two men have been arrested in connection, according to police.

Authorities were at the scene after a body was found wrapped in a blanket in the Bronx Oct. 18, 2019.

According to police, a passerby discovered the body in the vicinity of West 183rd Street and Sedgewick Avenue just before 11:30 p.m. and called authorities.

Officers arrived to find a body wrapped in a blanket that was sealed with duct tape, police said.

The body has been identified as 54-year-old Judy Guzman of the Bronx.

Guzman was pronounced dead at the scene.

Two men have been arrested in connection, 50-year-old Joseph Howe and 53-year-old Jorge Torres, both of the Bronx. They are charged with concealment of a human corpse and tampering with physical evidence.