News Decomposed body of woman found floating off Red Hook coast The NYPD said a decomposed body found off the coast of Red Hook on Tuesday, June 27, 2017, had tattoo on the torso. Photo Credit: NYPD By Ivan Pereira and Nicole Brown email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org @IvanPer4 Updated June 28, 2017 2:25 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email The headless torso of a woman was found off the coast of Red Hook Tuesday, police said. The badly decomposed body was spotted near Conover Street around 11:20 a.m., according to police. In an effort to identify the woman, the NYPD released an image of a tattoo found on the woman's right hip. The corpse was removed from the water by the NYPD’s harbor unit and taken to Pier 44, police said. The cause of death will be determined by the medical examiner. By Ivan Pereira and Nicole Brown email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org @IvanPer4 Ivan has been a staff reporter with amNewYork since May 2012 and covers breaking news, politics and enterprise stories. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.