EAST HARLEM, Manhattan (PIX11) – A tragic discovery was made inside an East Harlem building Friday morning.

Police said a woman was found dead in a trash compactor room on the second floor of the building on East 126th Street just before 10 a.m. She did not have clothes on and there were no visible signs of trauma, according to police. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police initially said she was found inside the compactor. They later clarified she was found in the room.

The NYPD’s investigation remained ongoing.

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