Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Deceased Naked Female Found In Marcus Garvey Park

Body Found in Leaves in Harlem Park
Police covered the body (left) in a sheet while investigating the scene in Marcus Garvey Park. (Photo: Ben Fractenberg/DNAinfo)


Community service workers found a body of a naked woman under a pile leaves while cleaning this morning in Marcus Garvey Park in upper Manhattan, according to a source. The body was found at approx. 122nd and Madison Ave. It is not immediately known how long the body was there. The woman, believed to be between 40-50 years old, has not yet been identified. The Medical Examiner has not yet determined the cause of death. – Geoffrey Croft

Read More:

DNAinfo - November 24, 2010 - By Benjamin Fractenberg, Jeff Mays, Nicole Bode and Murray Weiss

New York Times City Room - November 24, 2010 - By Karen Zraick

Dead woman found in leaves at Marcus Garvey Park, body found by Parks Department worker
New York Daily News - November 24, 2010 - Jennifer H. Cunningham and Joe Jackson

A Walk In The Park - June 13, 2010


  1. Did they identify the woman and cause of death, or is this one of those incidents that will just dissolve into the background? Thanks.

  2. Chelsea, We are waiting the results of a second autopsy.

  3. We will be updating this sad story very shortly. -ED