Police investigating the death of a woman at a Bronx housing complex

Police are investigating the death of woman, whose body was found Monday in a stairwell at the Murphy Houses.

Police say the woman was Hispanic in her 20s or 30s. They say she was found with a plastic bag over her head.

Residents say another woman was also found dead in a stairwell at the building several months ago. They feel the two cases may be related, which has them concerned. According to some residents, it is easy to get into the building. They say doors and security cameras are usually broken.

While police will not confirm whether the two cases are related, they did say that they would be interviewing suspects from the earlier case to see if there are any links.

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