Woman found dead with ‘visible signs of trauma’ inside her Little Neck home: NYPD

A 44-year-old woman was discovered dead in a Little Neck home on 58th Avenue Saturday morning, with visible signs of trauma to her back.
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NYPD detectives are working to determine how a woman was killed inside a Little Neck home on Saturday morning.

Police from the 111th Precinct in Bayside responded to a 911 call of an unconscious woman inside a home on 58th Avenue near 251st Street, two blocks south of the Long Island Expressway, where they found a 44-year-old victim lying face down on the floor with visible signs of trauma to her back, police said. EMS responded to the location and pronounced the woman dead at the scene. She was later identified as Kate Tierney.

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner is working to determine the cause of death.  The investigation remains ongoing and the case has not been deemed a homicide, according to an NYPD spokeswoman as of midday Monday. No arrests have been made in the case.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at crimestoppers.nypdonline.org, or on X (the platform formerly known as Twitter) @NYPDTips. All calls and messages are kept confidential.