Three people face gang assault charges in the death of a 42-year-old Brooklyn woman who was found with trauma to her body and face last month, authorities say.
Police responding to a 911 call at Brooklyn's Surfside Gardens Houses Jan. 21 found Vanessa Rivera badly injured. She was taken to a hospital, where she died about two weeks later.
A 37-year-old woman, a 29-year-old woman and a 22-year-old man were arrested. It wasn't clear if they knew the victim prior to the attack.
Police say their investigation is ongoing.