Queens woman, 45, found dead in her bathtub: NYPD

Posted at 2:28 AM, Dec 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-29 02:28:02-05

BELLEROSE, Queens – A Queens woman was discovered dead in her bathtub with no signs of physical injuries Wednesday afternoon, police said.

Officers responded to 89-01 249th St. in Bellerose, Queens where they discovered Nikka Mitchell, 45, in her apartment’s bathroom, unconscious and unresponsive around 7:10 p.m., police said.

EMS responded and declared the woman dead. The medical examiner will determine the cause of Mitchell’s death.

The investigation is ongoing.