Woman found dead in Mott Haven Houses courtyard

Authorities aren’t sure if the woman jumped, was pushed or fell from a high-rise. (6/18/14)

THE BRONX - An investigation is underway after a young woman was found dead in the courtyard of a high-rise housing complex. 

According to police, it happened at around 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Mott Haven Houses on East 144th Street and Willis Avenue. 

Officers say it's unclear whether she jumped, was pushed or fell. 

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The medical examiner will determine the cause of death. 

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