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Brooklyn Woman Found Dead, Stuffed Inside Bedroom Closet

July 21, 2018 - 6:06 pm
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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The body of a Brooklyn woman was found bound and stuffed inside her bedroom closet Saturday, police said.

When family and friends has not heard from Kyinar Thein, 58, they called police to request a wellness check at her apartment on Lenox Road near Nostrand Avenue in East Flatbush.

Police said her body was discovered bound, wrapped in a bedsheet at around 7 a.m. No one was in the apartment when cops arrived.

Nearly a dozen nurses whom worked with Thein gathered at her apartment building later in the day to learn more about her death.

They told 1010 WINS’ Carol D’Auria that Thein was a kind woman who often let people in need stay with her. Most recently, a young woman who had met a man online had moved in with her.

An autopsy was scheduled to determine the cause of her death.

The investigation is ongoing and no arrests have been made.