Cops seek help in identifying woman found dead in Gowanus Bay

Cops are hoping that a tattoo will lead them to the identity of a woman found floating in the vicinity of Gowanus Bay and Buttermilk Channel at 11:21 a.m. on Tuesday, June 27.

At this point, the cause of death of the unidentified victim is still unknown. The NYC Medical Examiner will determine it as the investigation continues, although anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline.

The number is for the hotline is 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and then entering TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential for those who come forward.


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