The woman is found dead in New York Park, hidden under leaves near the jogging path, because the police fear she has been dragged and killed in it
- Woman who volunteered to report domestic violence is found dead in NYC Park
- The body of Ola Salem was covered with leaves on a walkway on Staten Island
- NYPD says it could have been towed to Bloomingdale Park last Thursday
- Asiyah Women & # 39; s Center remembered her as & # 39; passionate & dedicated & # 39; volunteer
A woman volunteering to help victims of domestic violence was found dead in a park in New York City.
The body of Ola Salem was discovered by a jogger in Bloomingdale Park last Thursday morning.
She was found dressed fully dressed with no obvious signs of trauma, partially hidden under leaves on a walkway near Drumgoole Road and Maguire Avenue in the 138-hectare park.
The body of Ola Salem (photo) was discovered by a jogger in Bloomingdale Park last Thursday morning. She was a volunteer at Asiyah Women's & Center for Domestic Violence in Brooklyn
The NYPD identified the body found at Staten Island park as that of Ola's on Monday.
Authorities believe that the woman has been dragged into the park after discovering indicative signs on her body.
The office of the medical investigator has not yet determined the cause of death.
No arrests have yet been made.
When she was 25 years old, she was known to do volunteer work at the Asiyah Women's Center for Domestic Violence in Brooklyn.
She was found fully dressed without clear signs of trauma, partially hidden under leaves on a walkway near Drumgoole Road and Maguire Avenue in the 138-hectare park (Pictured: Bloomingdale Park on Staten Island)
The Asiyah Women & # 39; s Center, which describes itself as the & # 39; first Muslim shelter for women in New York & # 39 ;, has a GoFundMe page after her death, to raise money for victims of domestic violence in her name.
The page describes Ola as a & # 39; true friend & # 39; of the organization and a & # 39; dedicated volunteer & # 39; who & # 39; was passionate about relieving the pain of domestic violence survivors & # 39 ;.
The page continues: & # 39; She has been doing volunteer work at our center for months, often during the intake process.
& # 39; She was a beacon of hope and positivity for many. We can still hear her infectious laughter through our walls, and we imagine her presence with us.
& # 39; Simply put, she brought joy to everyone she was in contact with. & # 39;
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