Officers responded to a report of an unconscious woman on Union Street in Crown Heights at around 6:30 Friday morning.
The woman was pronounced dead at the hospital.
The woman, whose identity has not been released, was naked from the waist down.
People in the community are alarmed by the disturbing discovery.
Police say there is indication the woman may have been drinking.
The medical examiner is investigating the cause of death and whether she was sexually assaulted.
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