Karla Shah Boguwalski was found with multiple stab wounds to the neck.
Her body was discovered in the neighbor's apartment in the Rockaways just after 1 p.m. Tuesday.
Boguwalski's husband had earlier called 911 to report her missing. He was questioned by detectives but no charges were immediately filed.
The victim was found in the bathroom. Detectives also found a trail of blood from the hallway to the bathroom, leaving them to think the body was dragged from another location.
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