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UPDATE: Woman Found Dead Inside a Cottage in Merrick, NCPD Investigating

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The Homicide Squad is investigating a Homicide that occurred on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at 6:30 pm in Merrick.

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The case of the deceased female victim found inside a cottage in Merrick remains under investigation.

Update - November 19, 2015 - The Homicide Squad has identified the above victim as Suzanne Goldfarb, 48, of Merrick.  The Nassau County Medical Examiner’s office has indicated that the victims’ death was caused by asphyxiation.   The investigation is ongoing.

The original press release is below.

Merrick, NY - November 19, 2015 - The Homicide Squad is investigating a Homicide that occurred on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at 6:30 pm in Merrick.

According to detectives, 911 received a call for an aided case inside a cottage in the rear of a Smith Street home.  Upon arrival, officers found a deceased female victim.

The death is deemed suspicious.  The investigation is ongoing. 

Detectives request anyone with information regarding this crime to call Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.  All callers will remain anonymous.