BATH BEACH - Police say a body discovered near a Brooklyn park yesterday has now been ruled a homicide.

Investigators say a woman's body was found stuffed inside a plastic bag and left in a foldable laundry cart at 20th Street and Shore Parkway in Bath Beach. They say her body was pulled out of the water near the rocks.

The medical examiner says the woman was killed by blunt force to the head and neck.

Officials say the victim did not have any identification when her body was found.