EAST VILLAGE, Manhattan (WABC) -- The NYPD is investigating a mysterious death after a woman's body was discovered in the East Village on Wednesday afternoon.
Police say that a 27-year-old woman was found dead inside an apartment at the Wald Houses on Avenue D.
A source tells Eyewitness News that a friend of the victim found the door of the apartment ajar, with a trail of blood leading to the bed.
The victim was found lying on a bed covered with a blanket and a scarf around her neck.
An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death.
A man is being interviewed by detectives in the woman's death, but no charges have been filed.
Police are withholding the identity of the victim pending notification of her family.
NYPD investigating woman's body found in East Village apartment