By Emily Davenport
The NYPD is investigating the death of a woman who was found in her Bronx home on Thursday evening.
Authorities say that at 7:50 p.m. on April 15, police responded to a 911 call regarding an unconscious woman at a residence on Anthony Avenue near Mt. Hope Place. Upon their arrival officers found 57-year-old Lesa Whitlow unconscious and unresponsive.
EMS declared Whitlow dead at the scene.
Sources familiar with the investigation say that Whitlow had been tested for COVID-19 a few days prior and was awaiting the results. The Medical Examiner will determine the cause of death.
The investigation is ongoing.
This story first appeared on amNY.com