Police identify woman whose body was found in Richmond Hill attic

RICHMOND HILL – Police identified the remains of a woman found Aug. 4 in the attic of a man who committed suicide as Samantha Bermudez, a 19-year-old Hispanic woman from Washington Heights.

Bermudez, described as 5’3” to 5’9” with dyed blonde hair with dark roots, was found stabbed multiple times and stuffed into a plastic container in the attic of Devendra Autar, who had committed suicide July 20, according to the NYPD.

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