A woman was found dead in a pile of garbage with a bag covering her head at a sprawling Bronx lot off the Major Deegan Expressway that is being turned into a 43-story mixed-use tower, police officials said Thursday.
The woman, who has not been identified, was discovered by a demolition team cleaning out the lot at 355 Exterior Street in Mott Haven around 7:30 a.m. A crane operator spotted her body in a garbage pile, officials said.
She was clothed, but no other details about her were immediately available.
The investigation is ongoing.
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