The NYPD recovered the floating body of an unidentified woman along the Governors Island shoreline Friday afternoon.
Police say that shortly after 2 p.m. yesterday, the NYPD responded to a 911 call and found the woman unconscious and unresponsive along the island's southwest edge, not far from Craig Road North. The woman was brought ashore and pronounced dead at the scene, according to authorities.
The News reports that the woman was found clad only in underwear. An investigation into the cause and circumstance of the death is ongoing and a Medical Examiner's autopsy has been scheduled.