Police find dead women in Williamsburg, Crown Heights parks

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Police found dead bodies in two Brooklyn parks on the weekend — first in Crown Heights and then Williamsburg

Officers first found the body of a 35-year-old woman at Brower Park, near Prospect Place and Kingston Avenue, at around 2:20 pm on Saturday, according to a report.

The park-goer who found the lady told news outlets his dog dragged him over to some bushes, where her body was lying with a sheet over it.

Police found the second cadaver slumped over on a bench in McCarren Park, near Bedford Avenue and N. 12 Street, at 6:35 am the next morning, authorities say.

There were no signs of trauma to either body and the medical examiner is still investigating the causes of death, police said.

Neither of the women’s names have been released to the public.

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Updated 10:17 pm, July 9, 2018
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Reasonable discourse

crime from NYC says:
...just keeps going up, up, up!

This is what happens when we negatively profile our police men and woman.

Profiling is bad from any side.

Our hearts go out to these fallen ladies. A sad ending to the difficult lives me all lead.
July 25, 2016, 12:15 pm
jjm from c. hill says:
isnt mccarren park in greenpoint?
July 25, 2016, 1:39 pm
Ruth Brown (Brooklyn Paper) says:
It's right at the border, depending on where you place the boundaries. I'd consider the cross-street the police gave, at the bottom of the park, to be Williamsburg.
July 25, 2016, 1:57 pm
wtf? from bushwick says:
did you just blame this on people holding police accountable for their actions? you are a moron
July 26, 2016, 8:04 pm
Stu from Williamsburg says:
Any follow-up on this? I am wondering if either of the deaths were heat related.
July 29, 2016, 6:26 pm

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