Police Release Name of Woman Found Dead in Brewer Apartment
Brewer Police have released the identity of a woman whose body was discovered in a Union Street apartment this week.
Deputy Chief Jason Moffit said in a press release that police and fire were dispatched to the Union Street residence for a possible drug overdose just before one o'clock Wednesday morning. The first officer on the scene found the woman unresponsive and administered CPR. Additional unsuccessful efforts were made by Fire and Rescue Personnel.
The woman has been identified as 25-year-old Shayna Pelkey of Greenbush. An autopsy was conducted by the State Medical Examiner's office, who determined no foul play was involved. The death is currently being investigated as a drug overdose, pending the results of toxicology tests.