Suffolk County police said a woman's body was found outside...

Suffolk County police said a woman's body was found outside a Hauppauge building Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017. Credit: Stringer News Service

Homicide detectives are investigating after a woman’s body was found in Hauppauge parking lot on Saturday morning, Suffolk County police said.

The woman, identified as Paula Chavez-Quintanilla, 65, of Brentwood, was discovered about 9:10 a.m. outside a Citibank branch at 150 Vanderbilt Motor Parkway, police said.

Chavez-Quintanilla appeared to be the victim of violence, police said in a news release.

She was pronounced dead at the scene by a physician assistant from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner.

Police ask anyone with information to contact detectives at 631-852-6392 or call Crime Stoppers at 800-220-TIPS.

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