STATEN ISLAND, NY. (THECOUNT) — Investigators say a group of children reported finding the burning body of a partially-clothed woman near Eugene St, and Bartow Ave, Tottenville, Staten Island, NY, Sunday.

Firefighters responded to the scene after a small fire was reported in a wooded area in Tottenville by children who made the grisly discovery.


The identity of the woman’s body has not yet been released.

No arrests have been made and no suspect information was immediately provided.

Police are investigating the death of a woman who was apparently set on fire on Staten Island. Investigators say firefighters were called to a small fire in a wooded area at Bartow Avenue and Eugene Street in Tottenville after children discovered the body. FDNY found a partially-clothed woman’s body on fire when they arrived. source

Anyone with possible information on the incident should contact police at 911.

Tottenville is the southernmost neighborhood of Staten Island, New York City and New York State, with an area of approximately 1.7 square miles, according to Wikipedia.

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