BROOKLYN, N.Y. (PIX11) – A 67-year-old woman was found dead inside a box in East Flatbush on Friday, police said. 

Officers responded to a 911 call to an apartment on Linden Boulevard at 12:17 p.m., police said. Upon arrival, officers discovered the woman unconscious and unresponsive inside a box. 

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. She had visible head trauma, according to police sources. 

A 30-year-old man was taken into police custody, according to sources.

The Office of Chief Medical Examiner of the City of New York will determine the cause of death.

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