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NYPD Investigates Dead Woman In Subway Bathroom

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NEW YORK (AP) — Police said a woman was found hanging by a rope from a water pipe inside a New York City subway station in an apparent suicide.

The woman was not identified pending family notification. The medical examiner will determine a cause of death.

Her body was found at around 2:45 p.m. Monday in a public bathroom at the Forest Hills stop in the borough of Queens, which serves four subway lines.

Another customer discovered the woman, and contacted a station agent who called police.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. Police were investigating the incident.

(Copyright 2011 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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