NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A woman was found dead in a bathtub Saturday in Chinatown, police said.
Officers responded to the apartment building on Eldridge Street after a 911 call around 6 p.m. Saturday. They found the woman unconscious in the tub.
She was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities identified her as Meilin Lu, 57.
Authorities ruled Lu’s death a homicide. On Sunday night, Chuen Lau, 55, was arrested and charged with second degree murder.
The medical examiner will determine the cause of death.
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