Police say officers found a woman who was stabbed to death in a loft in Long Island City, Queens on Saturday.
The 49-year-old woman, who received multiple stab wounds to her torso and back and had packing tape around her neck, was found just after 11 a.m.
She was declared dead on the scene.
Locals said two other women ran out of the building to ask for someone to call for police.
While locals told NY1 that a couple lives in the building, and that some artists live in the area, Department of Buildings records show that the building is intended for industrial use and not residential use.
As of late Saturday, police were still investigating the incident.
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