Niagara Falls Police Identify Body Found Saturday

Name withheld pending notification of family members

Tom Puckett
June 18, 2018 - 12:56 pm

Niagara Falls, NY (WBEN) Niagara Falls Police say they've identified the body of a woman found on Buffalo Avenue Saturday.

Police say they are withholding the name of the 31 year old woman pending family notification.

Police say the woman was identified after a family member called in response to their request. This family member had information about identifying characteristics not included in the original press release. Captain Nick Paonessa of the NFPD Crime Scene Unit was able to compare fingerprints of the body with the name given and verify the identity.

An autopsy was conducted this morning and the medical examiner is holding off issuing a cause of death until the toxicology is completed, add police.


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