43-Year-Old Woman Found Dead in Bronx Apartment

By Sasha Gonzales
sgonzales@bronxjusticenews.com

Police discovered the body of a 43-year-old woman in her Morris Heights apartment Monday, setting off an investigation into whether foul play or drugs played a role in her death, authorities said. 

Jarmilla Brooks was unresponsive when NYPD officers visited her apartment around 8 a.m. in response to a report of an unconscious person at the River Park Towers, according to police. 

Paramedics pronounced Brooks dead at the scene, and her cause of death remains unclear.

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Sasha Gonzales is a Staff Writer for Bronx Justice News covering breaking news and crime. A Bronx native, Sasha is an avid photographer, museum-goer, and reader. She lives in Kingsbridge.