Police have recognized the younger girl discovered sprawled out on a Brooklyn sidewalk along with her pants pulled down and her shirt pushed up — however investigators nonetheless do not know how she died, officers stated.
Taina Lacend, 23, of the Bronx, was discovered useless on Olean St. close to E. 24th St. in Midwood about 6:30 a.m. Thursday, cops stated.
Her garments had been disturbed and he or she had blood coming from her mouth and nostril, however there have been no apparent indicators of trauma on her physique, cops stated.
Cops discovered Lacend’s purse a brief distance away from her corpse on Thursday, however didn’t instantly launch her identify till her household could possibly be notified, police sources stated.
A person who lives within the neighborhood made the ugly discover on his option to work. His spouse referred to as 911 and instructed a dispatcher she believed the girl was assaulted.
An post-mortem was scheduled for Friday to find out how she died.
Within the meantime, investigators are constructing a timeline for the hours main as much as the invention of her physique, within the hopes of figuring out the place she was and figuring out who she was with.