By Carol Tannenhauser
A 74-year-old woman was found dead in her home at 126 West 83rd Street, with her hands and feet tied, on Wednesday at around 9:55 p.m., police told WSR.
Maria Hernandez was discovered “unconscious and unresponsive and pronounced deceased” following a 911 call. Aside from her bound hands and feet, “there were no other signs of trauma,” police said.
The New York City Medical Examiner will determine the cause of death.
An investigation is ongoing.
We will update as we learn more. (Thanks to Tina for the tip.)
Update, 1/20, 7:20 am: “The above incident has been deemed a Homicide. There are no arrests, and the investigation remains ongoing,” according to the latest NYPD report. It was also noted that the apartment is on the third floor.