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Woman found hanging on tree in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

By Mason White 2:33 PM May 26, 2014
Prospect Park 

By: Sanvi Rizvi
A woman committed suicide by hanging herself on a tree in Prospect Park, police in New York said.

Brooklyn Police said that the incident began when the woman was found hanging from the tree in the park early on Sunday.

Police received a call about the incident around 6:45 a.m. When police officers arrived at the scene, the body of the 27-year-old woman was found near the corner of West Drive and Prospect Park West, near the park picnic house.

A female witness told police that her husband arrived at the park around 4:30 a.m., and a little later, he heard a big crash. The woman’s husband also said that another person, who was in the park at the time, came running up to the picnic tables shouting, “There’s a body.”

The New York Police Department said that no crime is suspected and the death is believed to be a suicide.