Woman found with fatal head injuries in Brooklyn building lobby: NYPD

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A blurred police car in the background behind yellow crime scene tape

A blurred police car in the background behind yellow crime scene tape.

EAST WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn — A woman died after she was found unresponsive with head injuries in the lobby of a Brooklyn building, police said Saturday.

First responders were called to the scene on Porter Avenue, near Harrison Place, in East Williamsburg around 10:05 p.m. Friday, authorities said.

The unidentified woman was found lying in the doorway and lobby area with severe head trauma, according to police. She was taken to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

The city medical examiner will determine her cause and manner of death.

Police withheld her name pending family notification.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting crimestoppers.nypdonline.org, downloading the NYPD Crime Stoppers mobile app, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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