A 23-year-old lady was discovered lifeless, shot in the again of her head, on the ground of her Queens bed room earlier this week by police responding to a request for a wellness test, the NYPD confirmed Friday.
The lady, recognized as Alexa Ruiz, was found unconscious in a first-floor bed room of her residence on 56th Drive in Maspeth simply after 8 p.m. Wednesday, police mentioned.
She was pronounced lifeless on the scene. Her father was the one who requested cops to test in on her.
It is not clear when Ruiz had final been heard from, nor how lengthy she might have been lifeless. Neighbors advised NBC New York that she had lived in the constructing for lower than a yr and labored in a nail salon. In current days, she was seen outdoors her house arguing with somebody on her cellphone.
No arrests have been made and no different particulars had been instantly obtainable. NYPD investigators had been going door-to-door in the realm, looking for clues and the potential killer.