NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A woman was found dead Tuesday afternoon when a fire broke out in a high-rise building near the East River.

Police were called for a fire at building at 45 Sutton Pl. South, near East 55th Street, just after 2 p.m., according to the NYPD.

They found the body of the 66-year-old woman inside a 14th-floor apartment, and she was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

The woman’s name was being withheld pending family notification late Tuesday, police said.

Further details about the fire were not immediately available.

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