Human remains were found in the rear of a Jamaica home on Monday, July 26, and the NYPD is investigating the incident as a homicide, police sources announced Thursday morning.
Authorities say that the remains of 54-year-old Gloria Lee, of East 21st Street in Brooklyn, were found in the rear of a home of Pinegrove Street in Jamaica, within the 103rd Precinct, just before 7 a.m. on July 26.
Police say the city’s medical examiner ruled Lee’s death a homicide. QNS reached out to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for more information and is waiting for a response.
A police spokesperson could not confirm how long the body had been at the residence, nor if the victim had any relationship with the homeowner.
The investigation is ongoing.
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