Skeletal remains found in Borough Park apartment with 28-year-old woman

A medical examiner will determine the cause of death for the unidentified individual. (7/8/14)

BROOKLYN - Authorities are investigating the discovery of skeletal remains inside a Borough Park home. 

According to police, officers were called to a residential building near 47th Street and 15th Avenue Monday over reports of a foul smell coming from inside one of the apartments. 

They say a 28-year-old woman was inside the garbage-filled apartment and made statements that she wanted to hurt herself. She has been taken to Maimonides Hospital for psychiatric evaluation. 

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Officers continued to scour the apartment and say they found the remains of an unidentified individual. 

A medical examiner will determine the cause of death. 

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