The Emmy-awarded production designer, 66, is found mummified under rubble in her Queens home

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The Emmy-awarded production designer, 66, is mummified and buried under the rubble found in the kitchen of her hoarded Queens house after she went missing last September.

  • Evelyn Sakash, 66, was found by a cleaning crew on Tuesday at her College Point home at the corner of 123rd Street and 14th Avenue
  • Sakash’s body was found under the rubble in the kitchen around 4:15 p.m., police added
  • They do not suspect a crime at the time of her death, the NYPD told DailyMail.com
  • Friends and family said she had been missing since September last year
  • Sakash’s sister had hired the cleaning crew to clean up the house

An Emmy-awarded production designer was found mummified in her Queens home beneath a huge pile of trash stashed in her kitchen, nearly six months after she was initially missing.

Evelyn Sakash, 66, was found by a cleaning crew on Tuesday at her College Point home at the corner of 123rd Street and 14th Avenue.

Friends had taken to Facebook to confirm news of her discovery and said she had been missing since September last year.

Sakash’s sister had recently come to New York to have a cleaning crew clean up the house, police said.

Evelyn Sakash, 66, was found by a cleaning crew on Tuesday at her College Point home at the corner of 123rd Street and 14th Avenue

Evelyn Sakash, 66, was found by a cleaning crew on Tuesday at her College Point home at the corner of 123rd Street and 14th Avenue

Sakash's sister had recently come to New York to have a cleaning crew clean up the house, police said.  Sakash has been missing since September last year

Sakash's sister had recently come to New York to have a cleaning crew clean up the house, police said.  Sakash has been missing since September last year

Sakash’s sister had recently come to New York to have a cleaning crew clean up the house, police said. Sakash has been missing since September last year

Her body was found under the rubble in the kitchen around 4:23 PM, police added.

Her body was found face up on her back, authorities told Dailymail.com.

The police are still investigating, but they do not suspect a crime in her death. A medical examiner is busy determining the cause of death.

In a post on a St. Agnes Academic High School reunion page announcing Sakash’s death, her classmates shared that police had searched for Sakash twice at her home with K9s “but failed to find her in those searches.”

Police did not indicate whether they had previously conducted house searches.

Friends who shared reports of Sakash’s disappearance in November shared that her pets and car had been left at the residence.

In a post on a St. Agnes Academic High School reunion page announcing Sakash’s death, her classmates shared that police had searched for Sakash twice at her home with K9s “but failed to find her in those searches.”

Sakash was an established production designer and art director with over 30 years of experience in the television and film industry

Sakash was an established production designer and art director with over 30 years of experience in the television and film industry

Sakash was an established production designer and art director with over 30 years of experience in the television and film industry

Relatives launched one GoFundMe in December to help supplement the costs of the investigation into Sakash’s whereabouts, which they said was paid from the pockets of her sister – Ellen Brown.

Sakash was an established production designer and art director with over 30 years of experience in the television and film industry.

Her IMDB credits page for Orange is the New Black and the Queen Latifah and Jimmy Fallon version of Taxi, along with other works.

She won a Daytime Creative Arts Emmy for Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction / Set Decoration / Scenic Design in 2003 and was nominated for another Emmy in 2004 for her work on Between the Lions.

Her IMDB page includes credits to Orange is the New Black and the Queen Latifah and Jimmy Fallon version of Taxi, along with other works

Her IMDB page includes credits to Orange is the New Black and the Queen Latifah and Jimmy Fallon version of Taxi, along with other works

Her IMDB page includes credits to Orange is the New Black and the Queen Latifah and Jimmy Fallon version of Taxi, along with other works

Relatives launched a GoFundMe in December to help supplement the costs of the investigation into Sakash's whereabouts, which they said was paid from the pockets of her sister - Ellen Brown.

Relatives launched a GoFundMe in December to help supplement the costs of the investigation into Sakash's whereabouts, which they said was paid from the pockets of her sister - Ellen Brown.

Relatives launched a GoFundMe in December to help supplement the costs of the investigation into Sakash’s whereabouts, which they said was paid from the pockets of her sister – Ellen Brown.

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