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Woman found dead in Flushing lake

Sunday, December 30, 2012

Police say a woman whose body was pulled from a lake in Queens was likely an accidental drowning victim.

At about 7:45 a.m. Saturday, police responded to the vicinity of 164th Street and Booth Memorial Avenue.

The body of the 63-year-old woman was pulled from Kissena Park in Kissena Lake.

The Daily News reports ( ) that her body was found under a thin sheet of ice near the edge of a jogging path.

A cane was also pulled from the lake's icy waters.

Police tell the Daily News that the woman's body had no signs of trauma and they believe she accidentally fell into the lake and drowned.

Her identity was not immediately released.


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