Woman found dead inside her NYC apartment bathtub; investigation underway

EAST HARLEM, Manhattan (WABC) — A police investigation is underway after officers found a woman inside her apartment bathtub.

Officers arrived to the apartment at 162 East 100th Street on Friday around 6:15 pm for a wellness check. They found a woman, fully clothed in the bathtub.

Detectives say she had head trauma and was pronounced dead at the scene.

A neighbor, who lives on the upper floor from the victim was visibly upset, and says the woman lived alone and was a home attendant. The neighbor says the woman was happy and did not know of any issues.

Now, detectives are looking into circumstances surrounding her death.

The exact cause of death will be determined by the Medical Examiner.

No arrests have been made.

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