Authorities say that on Monday, at approximately 7:15 p.m., cops received a call about a possible dead person at 158-10 65th Avenue.
When officers entered the basement, they saw a woman lying face up on her bed, unconscious and unresponsive. EMS responded to the call and pronounced her dead on arrival (DOA) at the scene.
Police later identified her as 61-year-old Huizhen Zhan. An investigation remains ongoing and no arrests have been made yet, but police did list the incident as a homicide.
The NYC Medical Examiner will determine the cause of death.