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Teen's body found wrapped in plastic in NYC fish market warehouse

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Posted at 12:48 PM, Mar 07, 2021

Two men have been charged with murder after the body of a teen was found wrapped in plastic at a New York City fish market.

The 19-year-old was unconscious and unresponsive when she was found Saturday morning at 95 South St. in downtown Manhattan, according to the NYPD.

Police identified the woman as Rosalee Sanchez.

The person who found her, inside a vacant warehouse, called 911 Saturday, ABC New York station WABC reported.

Austin Boehm, 25, and Christian Mercado, 20, were arrested Sunday and charged with second-degree murder. Neither the suspects nor the victim have listed home addresses, police said.

The Medical Examiner will determine the cause of death, police said. The investigation is ongoing.

Additional details were not immediately available.