Woman's body washes ashore at Gerritsen Beach

A woman's body was found washed ashore on Gerritsen Beach over the weekend. According to police, a passerby noticed the body at around 7 a.m.

A woman's body was found washed ashore on Gerritsen Beach over the weekend.

A woman's body was found washed ashore on Gerritsen Beach over the weekend. (1/7/13)

BROOKLYN - A woman's body was found washed ashore on Gerritsen Beach over the weekend.

According to police, a passerby noticed the body at around 7 a.m. Sunday on the Marine Park border. They say the woman was in a clearing surrounded by thick brush, and showed visible signs of being severely burned.

The medical examiner is performing an autopsy to figure out the cause of death.

The woman has not yet been identified.  

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