NEW YORK (PIX11)— The dead woman found with a plastic bag over her head in a Bronx apartment last month was killed, authorities said Thursday.
Police have identified the deceased as Norayshma Fernandez, 34, of the Bronx. The cause of death was ruled a homicide, officials said. There have been no arrests and the investigation is ongoing.
Authorities received calls about a foul odor coming from an apartment on the 1100 block of Ogden Avenue just before 8 p.m. on April 7, according to the NYPD. Once inside, officers found the woman on the floor with a plastic bag over her head, police said.
She was unconscious and unresponsive and EMS- personnel pronounced her dead at the scene.
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