Lower East Side woman found murdered in bathtub - Metro US

Lower East Side woman found murdered in bathtub

A New Jersey man was arrested on Saturday and charged with stabbing his estranged wife to death and driving off in her car with their two young sons to a relative's home in South Carolina, police and prosecutors said. Credit: File Credit: File photo

The body of a murdered woman was found in the bathtub of her Lower East Side apartment on Saturday evening, police said.

NYPD officers responded to a report of an unconscious woman at 115 Eldridge Street at 6 p.m. on Saturday.

The woman, identified asMeilin Liu, 57, waspronounced dead at the scene.

By Sunday morning, police had ruled the death a homicide.The Medical Examiner is determining cause of death.

No arrests have yet been made in the investigation.

Follow Emily Johnson on Twitter @emilyjreports

More from our Sister Sites