Monday, July 12, 2010

16-Year-Old Girl Found Dead In Highland Park Reservoir - 

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Police in Brooklyn are investigating the death of a 16-year-old girl whose body was found Sunday inside the Ridgewood Reservoir in Highland Park.

The girl was unconscious and unresponsive when officers arrived at the scene around 5:30 p.m., police say. The teen was taken to Wyckoff Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Police believe the girl was drinking with friends before she died. It is not known if the alcohol played a role in the teen's death.

Police say there is no evidence of foul play.

The New York City medical examiner is conducting an autopsy.