Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Homeless Woman Found Bludgeoned To Death In Ozone Park Playground - 1010WINS.com 

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Police say a homeless woman has been found bludgeoned to death on a bench in a Queens playground.

The woman's body was discovered by a homeless man who reported it to police at about 9:30 a.m. Monday. The unidentified woman is believed to be in her 50s.

Authorities and neighbors said she spent most of her time on a bench in Police Officer Nicholas DeMutiis Playground. The playground is next to the 106th Precinct in Ozone Park.

Investigators believe she was beaten with a hard object. A rock found near the scene was sent for testing. Her time of death was unclear but an autopsy was scheduled for Tuesday