65-year-old woman found dead in parking lot in Hauppauge

HAUPPAUGE, Long Island (WABC) -- Police say a 65-year old woman found dead on Long Island appeared to have been a victim of violence.

An investigation is underway after the woman's body was discovered Saturday morning in a parking lot near Citibank on Motor Parkway in Hauppauge, Suffolk County.

Police have identified her as Paula Chavez-Quintanilla, of Brentwood, but they haven't revealed how she was killed nor the motive.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Homicide Squad detectives ask anyone with information to call detectives at631-852-6392, or anonymously toCrime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.All calls will remain confidential.

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